A person has been accused of stabbing to demise two individuals within the London borough of Westminster earlier this month.
Lee Peacock, 49, has been charged with the murders of Sharon Pickles, 45, and Clinton Ashmore, 59.
Peacock, from the Harrow Highway space of west London, is in custody forward of his look at Westminster Magistrates’ Court docket on Monday.
On 19 August, officers attended an handle in Ashbridge Avenue, close to Marylebone Station, at about 9.30pm – after considerations had been raised for the welfare of individuals inside. Pickles was pronounced useless on the scene.
Hours later at round 2am, officers had been contacted by the London Ambulance Service to attend an handle in close by Jerome Crescent. Ashmore was discovered, and he was additionally pronounced useless on the scene.
A autopsy examination revealed that each of the victims had been stabbed of their necks.
The Metropolitan Police mentioned the 2 incidents, that occurred lower than half a mile aside, are being handled as linked and that Peacock knew each of the victims.
Police mentioned that Peacock was taken to hospital on Wednesday evening after chopping his throat on a barge on the Grand Union Canal in west London, after he was publicly recognized as a suspect.
Paramedics and the London Air Ambulance had been known as to the scene close to Ferrymead Avenue earlier than Peacock was taken to hospital for medical consideration for “life-threatening accidents”, the pressure added.
The Met mentioned that the incident was referred to the Impartial Workplace for Police Conduct who’ve “indicated that they are going to be conducting an impartial investigation”.
Peacock since been discharged from hospital, and has been held in custody earlier than his court docket listening to.