Humberside

Grimsby man Stephen Arnold murdered wife before killing himself

Police officers outside house
Image caption Police said they were not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths

A man in Grimsby murdered his wife before killing himself, police said.

The force said Stephen Arnold, 55, killed 46-year-old Karen Arnold at their home on Bude Close, New Waltham, on Tuesday.

A post-mortem examination has taken place, but Humberside Police would not reveal how the couple died.

Detectives said they were "not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths".

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Det Ch Insp Bob Clark said: "It is clear from the investigation that Stephen Arnold murdered his wife before taking his own life.

"These are tragic circumstances and specially-trained family liaison officers are supporting the family of the couple.

"Their family have been kept informed of enquiries throughout the investigation.

"Detectives are continuing to gather evidence and preparing a file for the coroner."

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