Man and woman stabbed to death at property in south-west London as man, 31, is arrested on suspicion of murder

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Man and woman stabbed to death at property in south-west London as man, 31, is arrested on suspicion of murder



A MAN and woman were found stabbed to death at a home in London this morning.
Police who were called to a property in Whitton, South West London found a man in his 60s and a woman in her 70s.
A 31-year-old man has now been arrested on suspicion of murder, Scotland Yard have confirmed.
Their bodies are yet to be formally identified buyt police believe they know their identities, and are supporting their families.
A police statement said: “Police were called to a residential address in Redfern Avenue, Whitton, at 9.41am on Friday, 12 July.
“Officers and London Ambulance Service attended. A man, aged in his 60s, and a woman, aged in her 70s, were found fatally stabbed inside the property.
“Post-mortem examinations will be held in due course. Formal identification awaits, however officers believe they know the identity of the two victims and their family are being supported by family liaison officers.
“Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are investigating.
“A crime scene remains in place. Enquiries continue to establish the full circumstances.
“A 31-year-old man was arrested in Slough on suspicion of murder at around 3pm on Friday, 12 July. He is being transferred to a London police station.”
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