Double-murder inquiry after man and woman found dead in Derbyshire village

A double murder investigation has begun after a man and woman were found dead in a house in a Derbyshire village.

Officers were called to the property in New Zealand Lane, Duffield, shortly after 4am on New Year's Day, and found the victims inside.

A man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of two counts of murder and remains in custody, Derbyshire Police said.

The area remains cordoned off while the investigation continues.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, contact them using social media, or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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