Police name elderly couple found dead at their home in Armagh

Police are still questioning the 40 year old man in custody

Police name elderly couple found dead at their home in Armagh

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Police say an elderly couple found dead in their home in Portadown were Michael and Marjorie Cawdery, both aged 83.

Detectives are continuing to question a 40 year old man in custody, after the pair were found dead in their Portadown home yesterday afternoon.

They are reported to have been stabbed and the PSNI suspect that weapons were used.
The family car was also taken from the house.

A forensic examination of the scene has been carried out and a murder investigation is underway.

Local Councillor Julie Flaherty has told Q Radio News, that Portadown is in shock over the deaths.