Man and woman found dead in Thornaby flat as man arrested over double ‘murder’ horror | The Sun

A MAN has been arrested after a two people were found dead in a flat, seeing police launch a murder probe.

The bodies of a man and woman were found in a Thornaby home, and police say they are still working to identify them.

Officers have now arrested a man, 21, on suspicion of murder.

Police remained at the scene this morning and are now urging the public to come forward if they saw anything suspicious.

Senior Investigating Officer, Cleveland Police Detective Chief Inspector Peter Carr, said: “A man and woman have sadly died and a man remains in police custody in connection with the incident.

“I would like to appeal to anyone who may have been passing the flats on Thornaby Road, which were formerly known as The Royal George Pub, between 10am and 11am on Wednesday 21st December.

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"If anyone was passing and saw anyone acting suspiciously or any suspicious activity, please contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101, quoting incident number 228839.

Independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously at or by calling 0800 555 111.

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