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Detectives confirm bodies found at Walsall flats were 'stabbed to death'

The two bodies were found at this block of flats on Saturday. Credit: ITV Central

West Midlands Police have confirmed that the two people found dead at a block of flats in Walsall died as a result of multiple stab wounds.

Officers discovered the body of a 69-year-old woman inside a flat on the Yew Tree Estate on Saturday morning. A man believed to be in his 40s was also found with multiple injuries on the ground near the property.

A 43-year-old man was arrested at the scene and remains in police custody. He is currently being questioned by detectives on suspicion of murder.