27 April 2013
Last updated at 18:07 ET
The elderly couple were found at a property in Hull by police officers
A teenager has been arrested after a woman, thought to be in her 70s, died from serious injuries.
The woman was discovered by police officers at a property on Summergangs Road, in Hull, with a man, believed to be in his 80s, at 03:30 BST on Saturday morning.
Both had suffered serious injuries and the woman died at the scene.
Humberside Police said a 17-year-old was later arrested in Hull city centre in connection with the incident.
He is being held in custody.
The elderly man was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary and is in a serious but stable condition.
Police said all the people involved in the incident were known to each other.
The family of the woman who died is being supported by specially trained officers, police added.
A police spokesman said: “The investigation is currently in its very early stages and inquiries are ongoing.”