Man taken into custody in connection with London double homicide: Police

Man taken into custody in connection with London double homicide: Police

A police officer stands at the cordon on the street where a pregnant woman was stabbed
A police officer stands at the cordon on the street where a pregnant woman was stabbed to death in the Thornton Heath area of London. (REUTERS/Simon Dawson)

LONDON: Detectives investigating the double homicide of a pregnant woman and her baby arrested a 25-year old male on suspicion of murder, Britain's Metropolitan police said on Thursday (Jul 11).

Kelly Mary Fauvrelle, 26, who was eight months pregnant, was found stabbed to death in a house in Croydon, south London, last month. Her baby boy Riley, who was delivered after the attack, was taken to a hospital in a critical condition and later died.

"The male has been taken to a central London police station where he remains at this time," the Metropolitan Police said in a statement, adding that enquiries would continue.

Source: Reuters

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