A man has been charged with two counts of murder after the deaths of a man and a woman in Thornaby on Teesside.
The bodies of 26-year-old Antonino Calabro (known as Nino) and 20-year-old Francesca Di Dio were found at a flat on Thornaby Road on Wednesday 21 December.
Both are from Italy.
Cleveland Police say specially trained officers are supporting their families.
A 21-year-old man is due to appear at Teesside Magistrates Court on Monday 26 December.
A police cordon remains at the scene and is expected to remain in place for a number of days.