Man arrested after two bodies found in flats

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By CarlyBaldwin | Saturday, October 06, 2012, 09:30

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two bodies were found at a block of flats in Walsall in the early hours of this morning (6 Oct).

A 69-year-old woman was found inside a flat in Acacia Avenue on the Yew Tree Estate with fatal injuries, whilst the body of a man believed to be in his 30s was discovered by officers on ground behind the apartments.

Police arrested a 43-year-old man at the scene after conducting house-to-house enquiries and he is being questioned by detectives about the deaths. Police forensics teams are at the scene.

Investigating officer, Detective Inspector Warren Hines, said: "We are not seeking anybody else at this stage in connection with the deaths...we believe all the parties involved were known to each other."

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