Post mortem examinations on a couple found dead in a house Sunderland have confirmed that there was no third party involvement.
Police were called to Hylton Castle Road on Wednesday 1 May after a call from a concerned relative.
James and May Stokoe, both 79, found dead in a bedroom.
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