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Police detain suspect Lee Peacock after murder of two people in Westminster

Written by on 25/08/2021

Police have found a man, who they believe is Westminster murders suspect Lee Peacock, after nearly a week-long search.

Sharon Pickles, 45, and Clinton Ashmore, 59, were both found fatally stabbed at separate locations last Thursday last week with police treating the deaths as linked.

The Met Police said on Wednesday that officers visited a canal barge near Ferrymead Avenue in Ealing, west London, where they found a man who had sustained serious injuries believed to be self-inflicted.

He has been taken to hospital where his condition is believed to be life-threatening.

 Sky News

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