Detectives have charged a 35-year-old male with two counts of murder following the deaths of a man and a woman whose bodies were found in a north Belfast flat on Monday.
The man is expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates’ Court on Thursday December 26, the PSNI said.
Police have named the victims as 37-year-old Frances Murray and 47-year-old Joseph Dutton.
Their bodies were found in a flat in the Kinnaird Close area.
Local sources said it is understood they suffered stab wounds.
Several nearby homes were evacuated throughout the major police operation in the area.