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Two 14-year-olds charged with murder after mother and daughter found dead

Two bodies believed to be Elizabeth Edwards and her daughter Katie were found at a house in Lincolnshire.

Katie Edwards
Katie Edwards
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TWO YOUTHS HAVE been charged in the UK with the murder of who are believed to be a mother and daughter.

This follows the discovery at a home on Dawson Avenue in Spalding, an area of Lincolnshire, a county in the east of England.

The two 14-year-olds have been remanded and will appear before Lincoln Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Elizabeth Edwards, 49, and her daughter Katie, 13, are believed to be the victims, although their bodies have not yet been formally identified.

Spalding murders The scene outside the house in Spalding Source: Matthew Cooper/PA Wire

Speaking about arrests, Detective Chief Inspector with Lincolnshire Police Martin Holvey said: “Post-mortem examinations will be carried out in due course but again I still need to speak to anyone with any information that might be relevant from Dawson Avenue.”

He went on to say that the incident most likely happened between midday on Wednesday and noon on Friday.

Comments have been closed on this article as legal proceedings are ongoing. 

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