A MAN has been charged with the murder of his wife and 12-year-old daughter who were found dead at their home in Suffolk.
The bodies of Louise Nash and her 43-year-old mother Jillu Nash were discovered at a property in Heath Estate, Great Waldingfield, Sudbury, 在九月 8.
A 46-year-old man was detained by officers at the scene and taken to hospital for treatment to serious injuries where he remained under police arrest.
Suffolk Police said he was transferred to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning on Saturday evening.
In an update on Sunday, the force said Peter Nash, of Heath Estate, Great Waldingfield, had been charged with two counts of murder and is due to appear before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court on Monday.
An inquest into the mother and daughter’s deaths was opened on October 7.
The court heard that the property was the home address of Jillu and Peter Nash who were husband and wife and lived at the property “with their 12-year-old daughter Louise who had severe learning difficulties”.
Police said a Home Office post-mortem examination concluded that Mrs Nash’s cause of death was pressure on the neck while her daughter’s cause of death was a stab wound to the abdomen.
A tribute from the pair’s heartbroken family shared their “utter devastation” and pain in their hearts.
它说: “We, the family of Jillu and Louise Nash, have been struck by utter devastation, despair and pain by the tragic way the beautiful little lives of a young mother and a child have ended and from whom we are now separated forever.
“Our only solace is that Jillu and Louise are together in heaven eternally. This catastrophe will never leave us and the pain will stay in our hearts forever.
“We appreciate Suffolk Constabulary’s efforts, which have been honest, sincere and sensitive.
“They have treated us with great respect and due care, for which we are extremely touched and acknowledge this with gratitude.
“We are also very grateful to Jillu’s neighbours, the people of Sudbury, work colleagues, school teachers, peers, friends and well-wishers.
“We are astounded and comforted to learn of the way our daughter and granddaughter touched the hearts of so many in the Sudbury community.”
Detectives have continued to appeal for any witnesses and urged those who have information to come forward.