Man and woman in their 70s found dead in Sheffield; 51-year-old suspect arrested

This morning, a man and a woman in their 70s were discovered dead in a residence in Sheffield, prompting a murder inquiry.

Just after 10:15 a.m., officers were dispatched to a home in the Dore neighborhood after receiving a report of suspicious activity.

The bodies of a man and a woman were recovered by emergency personnel, both showing evidence of serious injury.

On the scene, a 51-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder. He is currently in police detention.

Specially trained officers are assisting the deceased’s family members.

Chief Superintendent Shelley Hemsley of the Sheffield district stated, ‘This incident has no doubt caused a great deal of anxiety among the community, and our sympathies are with the families of the two who tragically passed away this morning.’

We have a number of police at the area and anticipate that they will remain there for a considerable amount of time today as we conduct a thorough investigation.

‘Anyone with any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, should contact us, as it may aid in our investigations.

Information can be passed to us by calling 101 quoting log number 305 of 27 November 2022, or by using our online portal at

‘Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.’

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