A woman was found stabbed to death an hour after her husband and two boys were found dead 80 miles away. Police found the woman who is in her 40s, at the family home in Twickenham, south-west London, shortly before 18:00 GMT on Monday.
The bodies of a man and two young boys were found dead on an Eastbourne beach before the body of their mother was discovered with stab wounds more than 80 miles away in London.
Her death is being treated as murder. Police were called after three bodies – thought to be the woman’s sons, aged seven and 10, and husband, 57 – were found at Birling Gap beach.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “While formal identification awaits, police believe
Scotland Yard added: ‘Next of kin have been informed. No arrests have been made. Inquiries continue.’ Post-mortem examinations will take place in due course, they said.
No arrests have been made and police said they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the investigation.