Man held after two found dead in Norwich

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A man was arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of two bodies in a house, police said today.

The bodies of a man and woman were found by officers at a property in Brettingham Avenue, Norwich, shortly after 9pm on Saturday night, Norfolk Police said.

A 44-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of both murders in the early hours of this morning and is being held in custody, a force spokesman said.

Post-mortem examinations will be carried out later.

Detective Chief Inspector Jes Fry, who is leading the inquiry, said: "It would appear that all the people involved in this incident were known to each other."