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Man arrested on suspicion of murdering two women in Staffordshire

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of two women in Staffordshire.

Police were called to a home in Cheadle, near Stoke-on-Trent, at 3pm on New Year’s Eve to reports that a woman’s body had been found, and another woman was injured.

Both women were pronounced dead at around 3.50pm.

A 68-year-old man, from Cheadle, has been arrested on suspicion of two counts of murder.

Staffordshire Police have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

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In a statement, the force said: “We were called to Park Lane at 3pm this afternoon to reports a woman’s body had been found, and another woman was injured.

“Both women were pronounced dead at approximately 3.50pm.

“Anyone with information, CCTV, smart doorbell or dashcam footage should contact 101 quoting incident number 340 of 31 December, or message us using Live Chat on our website.”

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