| 5°C Belfast

Man charged with murder of father and daughter in north London

Achilleas Costa, 53, is alleged to have stabbed the pair to death at an address on Mayes Road in Wood Green.

Close

A police forensic van near the scene in Mayes Road, Wood Green (Aaron Chown/PA)

A police forensic van near the scene in Mayes Road, Wood Green (Aaron Chown/PA)

A police forensic van near the scene in Mayes Road, Wood Green (Aaron Chown/PA)

A man has been charged with the murder of a father and daughter in north London.

Achilleas Costa, 53, is alleged to have stabbed the pair to death at an address on Mayes Road in Wood Green on Sunday, November 28.

He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Willesden Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, December 1.

Metropolitan Police officers and paramedics were called to Mayes Road shortly after 9.30am after concerns were raised for the welfare of someone inside a property.

Close

A forensic officer near the scene where a father and daughter were stabbed to death (Aaron Chown/PA)

A forensic officer near the scene where a father and daughter were stabbed to death (Aaron Chown/PA)

PA

A forensic officer near the scene where a father and daughter were stabbed to death (Aaron Chown/PA)

The father, 61, and daughter, 31, were found unresponsive, having suffered stab wounds, and were pronounced dead at the scene.

Formal identification of the victims has yet to take place.

However, their family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

Costa, of no fixed address, has been charged with two counts of murder.

Daily Headlines & Evening Telegraph Newsletter

Receive today's headlines directly to your inbox every morning and evening, with our free daily newsletter.

This field is required


Top Videos



Privacy