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Police Search For Man After Two Women Found Dead In Their London Home

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Police Search For Man After Two Women Found Dead In Their London Home

A manhunt is under way after a mother and daughter were found stabbed to death in a brutal attack in their home.

The women, aged 66 and 33, were pronounced dead at house in Golders Green, north London, last night and the suspect remains at large.

The Metropolitan Police are now hunting for Joshua Cohen, 27, a man known to the two victims and that he should not be approached by members of the public.

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He is described as white, 5ft 9in tall, with cropped hair and stubble.

He was last spotted wearing a red Nike sweatshirt with a white logo on it, white trainers and dark grey trousers or tracksuit bottoms.

A Met Police spokesman said: "Joshua has recently shaved off his head and eyebrows.

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"He has mental health issues including paranoid schizophrenia and should not be approached by members of the public."

Detective Inspector Ian Lott from the Homicide and Major Crime Command said: "This was a devastating attack on two women in their homes.

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"The individual we are seeking was known to them and from all the information we have, acted alone."


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Detective Chief Superintendent Simon Rose from Barnet said: "I would like to reassure local residents that police are doing everything they can to find and apprehend the individual suspected to be involved in this horrific attack.

"High visibility foot patrols have been stepped up in the area and police will be on hand to listen and respond to community concerns.

"We will continue to work with the CST and keep them fully updated with significant developments."


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Topics: Police, Murder

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