By Jennifer McRae

DENVER (CBS4)– Police in Denver have arrested a suspect in connection with a deadly double stabbing. Officers took Matthew Madden into custody for investigation of first-degree murder at the scene of the crime.

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Officers rushed to the 2200 block of South Marion Street on a reported domestic violence incident just after midnight. That’s where officers found two adult female victims, both deceased from suspected stab wounds.

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Madden, 36, was taken into custody at the scene. One of the victims is Madden’s estranged wife. The second victim is a friend of the wife.

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The victims’ identities have not been released. Madden’s booking photo was not released because he was being treated at a hospital for self-inflicted injuries prior to his arrest.

Jennifer McRae