Man charged with murder after pair found dead at house in Stockwell

A man has been charged with the murder of two people who were found with stab injuries at an address in Stockwell.

Daniel Briceno-Garcia, 44, of Dorset Road, Stockwell was charged yesterday with two counts of murder.

He will appear in custody at Croydon Magistrates’ Court today.

Police were called to a house in Dorset Road at around 4pm on Wednesday.

Inside the address, officers found a 59-year-old man and a 56-year-old woman suffering stab injuries – both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Six people – five men and one woman – were arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder; one man was charged, while the others have been bailed pending further enquiries.

Detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command investigate.



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