20/04/2013 04:22 BST | Updated 20/04/2013 04:27 BST

Paul Chadwick Charged With Murders Of Partner Lisa Clay And Son Joseph At Their Home In Bolton-Le-Sands

Chadwick charged over the deaths of his partner Lisa and son Joseph

A man has been charged with the murders of his partner and young son.

Paul Chadwick, 34, is accused of killing Lisa Clay, 40, and six-year-old Joseph, who were found dead at their bungalow in Bolton-le-Sands, Lancashire, on April 9.

A Home Office post-mortem examination found they both died as a result of multiple stab wounds.

A spokeswoman for Lancashire Police said: "Today, the Crown Prosecution Service have authorised Lancashire Constabulary to charge a 34-year-old man with two counts of murder.

"Paul Chadwick, of Lowlands Road in Bolton-le-Sands, is charged with murdering 40-year-old Lisa Clay and six-year-old Joseph Chadwick."

Chadwick has been remanded in custody to appear at Preston Magistrates' Court today.