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The man and woman were found dead when police and ambulance crews arrived to the house in Bentfield Gardens in StanstedGetty Images

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of murder following the discovery of two dead bodies at a house in Essex.

The man and woman were found dead when police and ambulance crews arrived at the house in Bentfield Gardens in Stansted at about 23:00 on 22 July.

Essex police have said both victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

The 23-year-old is being held in custody.