POLICE today named a man and a woman whose deaths at a house converted into flats in Little Horton, Bradford, are being treated as murder.

The victims were Helen Teresa Dawson, 48, of Cornwall Place, Manningham, and 40-year-old Ivor Spratek, of Sawrey Place, Little Horton.

Their bodies were discovered at the property in Sawrey Place, on Sunday afternoon. It is understood they had both suffered stab wounds.

Man held on suspicion of double murder after pair found stabbed to death

Post-mortem examinations have taken place but police are not revealing the cause of deaths at this stage.

A 37-year-old man, thought to live at the flats, who was arrested on suspicion of their murders, remains in police custody this afternoon.