A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murdering two people in London in a horrific crime that saw the two victims with their throats slashed.
The 49-year-old suspect was held after a man and woman were found dead at different homes in Westminster.
Victim Sharon Pickles, 45, was found dead by officers at an address, at around 9.30pm on August 19 while at 2.15am the following day, Clinton Ashmore, 59, was pronounced dead at a nearby address.
The incidents are being treated as linked, les flics ont dit.
A special post mortem examination confirmed both Sharon and Clinton died as a result of an incised wound to the neck.
Their families have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.
On the afternoon of Thursday, 26 août, officers arrested a 49-year-old man at a London hospital on suspicion of the murder of Sharon and Clinton.
The man had received treatment for injuries that have now been assessed as non-life-threatening.
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He was discharged and taken into custody at a London police station on Friday, 27 août.
It comes after a national manhunt following the two deaths.
Detective Chief Inspector Wayne Jolley said: ”This is a significant development in our investigation which I hope takes us a step closer to getting justice for the families of Sharon and Clinton.”