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A man suspected of killing an elderly Melbourne couple in their home has been charged with murder.
AAP A man suspected of killing an elderly Melbourne couple in their home has been charged with murder.

A man accused of murdering a couple in their Melbourne home has appeared briefly in court.

Police charged Thomas Hemming with the murders of Robert Adamson, 65, and his wife Cheryl, 60, who were found dead in the back of their Murrumbeena home of 40 years on Wednesday afternoon.

Hemming, 21, also a Murrumbeena resident, appeared for a two-minute hearing in the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Saturday, where he was remanded in custody to face a filing hearing on Thursday.

Hemming has been charged with two counts of murder.

Mr Adamson was an accountant and his wife the senior teacher librarian at Melbourne Grammar School's primary school, Grimwade House.

Ms Adamson's work colleagues discovered the bodies in the couple's home on the quiet cul-de-sac, in Melbourne's southeast, when she failed to show up for work.