Police are investigating after the bodies of a man and woman have been found at a house in Workington.
Officers were made aware of a concern for the welfare of a man from Workington at 9.45am today (February 5).
Officers forced entry to a house in Vulcans Lane, Workington, where a man, believed to be in his fifties, and a woman, believed to be in her eighties, were found deceased.
Detectives are investigating the circumstances and the deaths are currently being treated as unexplained.
Detective Inspector Matt Scott said: “At this time these deaths are not being treated as suspicious.
“The circumstances of the deaths are under constant review by myself while the investigation continues.
“Residents may see a large police presence around this area of the town as inquiries are carried out.
“There is no perceived risk to the wider public.
“If anyone has any information about this we would ask them to call our officers on 101.”