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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C
# Stabbing
Body found in manhunt for 21 year old suspected of stabbing three relatives
Police believe the incident was a domestic one.

Updated 6.33pm

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A BODY HAS been found by police in the United Kingdom in the search for a triple-murder suspect

The manhunt for Jed Allen (21) was launched after his six-year-old sister, his mother and his mother’s partner were found stabbed to death at his home in Didcot.

In a press release, Thames Valley Police said that a body believed to be that of Allen has been found, and they are no longer seeking anyone else in connection with the investigation.

“Although the man has not been formally identified the Force is satisfied it is Jed Allen, aged 21,” it read.

“The body was discovered in an area of woodland by two members of the public.”

We are not looking for anyone else in connection with [the three] murders.

Dozens of officers were involved in the search for the suspect over the weekend.

Detectives took the unusual step of naming the 21 year old as a suspect, and appealed to the public for information on his whereabouts.

They say he had been living with the family until recently and release images of a distinctive tattoo on his left hand.

Police had been searching around Oxford University, where Allen worked as a groundsman.

The bodies of Philip Howard, 44, Janet Jordon,48, and Derin Jordon, 6, were found at the family home in Didcot, Oxfordshire late on Saturday night.

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More to follow. Additional reporting by Nicky Ryan.

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