Teenager arrested after man and woman found dead in house

Shortly before midnight on Sunday, two bodies were discovered in a property in Livingston, West Lothian.

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A teenager has been arrested after police discovered the bodies of a man and a woman in a house in West Lothian.

Officers were called to a report of a sudden death in the Raeburn Rigg area of Livingston on Boxing Day night.

But at around 11.40pm, two people were found dead inside the property.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident but police said their investigation was at an early stage

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers were made aware around 11.40pm on Sunday, December 26, of a report of a sudden death in the Raeburn Rigg area of Livingston.

“A man and a woman were found dead inside a property. A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and are at an early stage.”

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