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Two Teenagers Charged With Murder After Mother And Daughter Found Dead In Spalding, Lincolnshire

The 49-year-old and 13-year-old were found dead on Friday.

17/04/2016 10:27

Two 14-year-olds have been charged with murder after a woman and her daughter were found dead at a house in Lincolnshire.

The victims, named by police as 49-year-old Elizabeth Edwards and her 13-year-old daughter Katie, were found at the property in Dawson Avenue, Spalding, on Friday afternoon.

The two youths will appear at Lincoln Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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DCI Martin Holvey, of East Midlands Special Operations Unit (EMSOU) Major Crime and who is leading the enquiry, 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 from around noon on Wednesday (April 13) to noon on Friday (April 15).

"If you saw or heard anything that you thought was suspicious or unusual I’d encourage you to get in touch as soon as possible.

"Please call the non-emergency number 101 quoting incident 163 of 15/04/2016 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

“Our officers will continue to carry out enquiries in the locality and local uniformed officers will also be in the area. If you have any concerns please don’t hesitate to talk to them.”

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