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Man and woman stabbed to death in Cardiff city centre named by police

A man and a woman stabbed to death in Cardiff city centre were Matalan workers.

Police say the attacker was known to the victims and that it was not a random attack.

Matalan chief executive Jason Hargreaves confirmed the two victims - Zoe Morgan, 21, from Llandaff North and Lee Simmonds, 33, from Grangetown -were employees at the Matalan store in Queen Street.

He said: "It is with great sadness that we can confirm there was a fatal stabbing in Queen Street, Cardiff this morning.

Flowers left outside the Matalan store in Cardiff. Credit: ITV News

"Police discovered the bodies of a man and a woman outside the premises at 6am and arrested one man, who is currently in police custody.

"Both of the victims worked at our Cardiff branch so understandably all of our colleagues are receiving our full support.

"We request that they are given the space to deal with this at this difficult time. We extend our condolences to the families of everyone involved."

Police at the scene. Credit: ITV News

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the two bodies were found were found at approximately 6am on Wednesday morning.

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.

Members of the public are being warned there may be some disruption in Queen Street as officers continue their investigations.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101.