Man arrested in double murder probe

A MAN was arrested today over the murders of two young women as he apparently tried to flee the country, police said.

A MAN was arrested today over the murders of two young women as he apparently tried to flee the country, police said.

The 28-year-old was detained as he attempted to board a ferry at Dover.

The two women were found at an address in Ladywood area of Birmingham, at about 5.40pm yesterday.

Detectives leading the investigation said the victims suffered a "sustained and violent attack".

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