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The family of a couple who were killed in Hoghton have said they were "devoted to their family and will be sadly missed".
Lancashire Police launched a murder investigation after Judith Maude's body was found at her home.
Post-mortem results showed she died from multiple injuries and stab wounds.
Her husband Nigel's body was found on a nearby railway track, he had been hit by a train.
The woman who was 57 years old has been named as Judith Maude. Her partner, Nigel Maude died after being hit by a train.
Police were called yesterday evening to an address on Charles Crescent in Hoghton where the body of a woman aged in her 50s was found in an upstairs bedroom. The house remains sealed off whilst an investigation takes place.