Greater Manchester Police say they have launched a murder enquiry after the body of a man and a woman were found in Stockport.
Officers were called to Sandown Road in Hazel Grove yesterday evening, after a report of concern for the welfare of the occupants of a property there.
The body of a man aged 69 and a woman aged 72 were discovered.
Senior Investigating Officer Bob Tonge of GMP's Major Incident Team said: "This is a very sad incident and our thoughts are with the family at this unimaginably difficult time."
Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 8797 or the independent charity, Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.