11/13/2015 07:52 EST | Updated 11/13/2016 00:12 EST

Man arrested in fatal stabbing of two women in northeast Calgary

CALGARY — Charges are pending against a man following the fatal stabbing of two women last month in a northeast Calgary home.

Police say a 30-year-old man has been arrested and is being interviewed by detectives from the homicide unit.

The women were found dead on Oct. 19 by officers who had been called to check on the welfare of an individual.

An autopsy showed that Selamawit Alem, who was 54, and 25-year-old Julie Tran died of stab wounds.