PSNI detectives have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a man at a flat in east Belfast yesterday morning.

Police were called to the property in London Road at 10am and found a 53-year-old man in the living room. 

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the victim appeared to have sustained a number of injuries to his head and face, however a post mortem examination will be carried out to establish the exact cause of death.

A 25-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman were arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder.