Police have not yet identified the victims, who were discovered in a flat in Canning Town, but believe they are female.
Allegedly the bodies were found in a freezer inside the property.
A police source told Mail Online: “The bodies were found in the freezer inside the flat apparently.”
Cops were called on Friday to Vandome Close, E16, following “concerns for the welfare of an occupant”, The Met Police said.
“The launch of any murder investigation is naturally of concern to the local community”
Detective Chief Supt Richard Tucker
After gaining entry, they came upon the harrowing sight of two bodies.
Post-mortem examinations will be held in the near future to determine how the victims died.
There have not been any arrests at this time.
North-East Command Unit Commander Detective Chief Superintendent Richard Tucker said: “The launch of any murder investigation is naturally of concern to the local community and we have borough officers in the area supporting colleagues from the Homicide and Major Crime Command as they investigate the full circumstances.
“A crime scene is in place and we would encourage anyone with information about what may have happened at this premises to contact police on 101, quoting CAD 4303/26APR.”
A spokesman for the Met Police said they could not discuss the case further at this time.
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