Police have launched a murder investigation after a woman was found dead at a house in Twickenham while the bodies of her husband and two children were found in East Sussex.
Police broke into the property in South Road, Twickenham on Monday, March 5, at 17.45 along with members of the London Ambulance Service.
Officers discovered the body of a woman in her 40s who had suffered stab wounds.
Police were called on Monday to South Road, Twickenham, pictured, after concern was raised about the safety of the occupants. Police and London Ambulance service discovered the body of a mother-of-two inside one of the houses. She had suffered stab wounds
Sussex Police have recovered the bodies of the woman’s husband, 57, and their two children aged seven and ten from Birling Gap, Eastborne, East Sussex
Officers launched a murder investigation after the woman’s body was found yesterday
Her husband, aged 57, and two boys aged seven and ten were found dead in Eastborne, East Sussex.
Scotland Yard said: ‘A woman, believed to be aged in her 40s, was found dead at the scene with stab injuries.
‘Detectives quickly sought to establish the welfare of her husband, aged 57, and two children aged seven and 10, and carried out a number of urgent inquires.
‘Just before 5pm, Sussex Police discovered the bodies of a man and two young boys at Birling Gap seafront, Eastbourne, East Sussex, and later contacted the Met.
‘Whilst formal identification awaits, police believe that they are the deceased woman’s immediate family.’
The force added: ‘Next of kin have been informed. No arrests have been made. Inquiries continue.
‘At this early stage, police are not looking for anyone else in connection with this investigation.
‘Anyone with information is asked to call the Metropolitan Police on 0208 721 4005, or locally to Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Glasson.
‘You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.’
More to follow.