Man, 47, and his 21-year-old female partner are found dead in house as detectives launch investigation
Police have launched an investigation after the bodies of a man and a woman were found in a house in Birmingham.
Officers forced their way into the house in Stechford, in east Birmingham at 9.30pm on Thursday.
Police attended the scene after the couple, aged 47 and 21, were not responding to calls from worried friends and relatives.
Officers forced their way into the house in Stechford, in east Birmingham at 9.30pm on Thursday where they found the bodies of a 47-year-old man and 21-year-old woman inside
A post mortem was carried out earlier today as part of the investigation into the couple’s death
West Midlands Police has sealed off the address to conduct thorough forensic examinations of the scene.
The force said the couple’s family were being supported by specially trained family liaison officers and a post mortem will be carried out.
Chief Superintendent Mat Shaer, from Birmingham East Police, said: ‘This is truly awful and my heart goes out to the couple’s family and friends.
‘It was clear that nothing could be done to save the man or woman.
‘No doubt this will come as a huge shock to neighbours and the local community.
‘But we believe this is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the wider public.’
West Midlands Ambulance Service said they were not required at the scene.