Murder arrest after two women found dead in Knowsley

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two women were found dead at a house in Merseyside.

The bodies of the women, who have not been identified, were discovered by police at a house in Knowsley village at 12:00 GMT.

The women, one believed to be in her 20s and the other in her 50s, were known to the arrested 55-year-old, police said.

Post-mortem tests are due to take place to establish the causes of death.

The area has been cordoned off for forensic examination and house-to-house enquiries will be carried out in the area.

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