Police investigating the deaths of two people found at a house on Vulcans Lane, Workington, are preparing a file for the coroner.
Officers have confirmed the deaths are not being treated as suspicious.
Formal identification has yet to take place but next of kin have been informed.
Officers were made aware of a concern for the welfare of a man at 9.45am yesterday (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.
Detective Inspector Matt Scott said: “These deaths are not being treated as suspicious.
“Investigations on behalf of the coroner are continuing.
“Residents will have been aware of a large police presence around this area of the town and we thank people for their patience.”