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Man and woman found stabbed to death in north London

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Two people have been stabbed to death in north London.

Metropolitan Police officers and paramedics were called to Mayes Road in Wood Green shortly after 9.30am on Sunday after concerns were raised for the welfare of someone inside a property.

A man and a woman who had been stabbed were found unresponsive and were pronounced dead at the scene.

A 52-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder shortly afterwards in Cambridgeshire.

Forensics officer
A forensic officer near the scene in Mayes Road, Wood Green, north London (Aaron Chown/PA)

The Metropolitan Police said he remains in custody.

A spokesman for the force said: “Efforts are under way to confirm the identities of the deceased and to locate their next of kin.

“At 09.37hrs on Sunday 28 November, police were called to a property in Mayes Road, N22, after concerns were raised for the welfare of the occupant.

“Officers attended with London Ambulance Service paramedics. They found a man and a woman who had been stabbed and were unresponsive. They were both pronounced dead at the scene.

“A 52-year-old man has been arrested at an address in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, on suspicion of murder in connection with this incident. He remains in custody.”

Anyone with any information should call 101 quoting the reference 2183/28NOV or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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