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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Kerrie Gosney brings you Sunday night's forecast for the Tyne Tees region
The remains of Hurricane Gonzalo will reach the UK on Monday night, bringing a period of strong winds and heavy rain to the UK.
An unsettled week with showers or rain and some very strong winds. There's a Met Office warning for gales as we head into Tuesday