Three arrests over Wolverhampton couple's murder

Italian grandparents Guiseppe and Caterina Massaro who were murdered
Image caption Guiseppe and Caterina Massaro were found dead at their home on Friday

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of an elderly Italian couple in Wolverhampton.

A double murder investigation was started after Guiseppe Massaro, 80, and his wife Caterina, 77, were found dead in Woden Road, Park Village on Friday.

West Midlands Police said two Wolverhampton men aged 32 and 21 and a 30-year-old man from Birmingham were arrested overnight.

They added a post-mortem examination will continue on Monday.

Special prayers were held in memory of the couple on Sunday at St Patrick's Church in New Cross, the church they used to attend.

'Sadly missed'

Mr and Mrs Massaro's family have said they are "devastated" by their loss.

In a statement released by the West Midlands force, the family said: "Words cannot describe the devastation that has struck our family.

"Their lives will be sadly missed and this has severely affected our family and a lot of our friends."

The couple, who were last seen alive at 2000 BST on Thursday, had two children and a number of grandchildren and moved to England in 1960.

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