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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.

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Couple found dead in Sunderland named

Man and woman discovered dead in a house in Sunderland Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Police have named a man and a woman who were found dead in a house in Sunderland on Wednesday.

James and May Stokoe, were a married couple and both aged 79.

Their bodies were found in the bedroom of a house on Castle Hylton Road yesterday afternoon, after concerns were raised by a relative.

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