Police close road as bodies discovered in Sunderland

Road shut on Wearside as investigation get underway into deaths in Sunderland Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Police in Sunderland have closed a street were two people were found dead in a house on Wednesday afternoon.

Local residents on Hylton Castle Road said they had seen forensic teams gathering evidence.

The discovery was made after the alarm was raised by a concerned relative.

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Two bodies found in house in Sunderland

Two bodies have been discovered by police at a house on Wearside. They were called to an address on Hylton Road in Sunderland after being contacted by a concerned relative.