Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Double Murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of double murder after two people were found dead at a house in Essex.

Emergency services discovered the man and woman at a property in Bentfield Gardens, Stansted at approximately 11pm on 21 July.

They were pronounced dead at the scene.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested and is currently in custody.

Police are appealing for witnesses.


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