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Mother and two children found dead in Hounslow flat believed to have been murdered

Maja Wlodarczyk, Dawid Wlodarczyk and their mother Monika Wlodarczyk were found dead in a flat in west London

Jordan Reynolds
Friday 23 June 2023 05:07 BST
The bodies of Michal, Monika, Maja and Dawid Wlodarczyk were discovered at their home in Hounslow
The bodies of Michal, Monika, Maja and Dawid Wlodarczyk were discovered at their home in Hounslow (Supplied)

Two children who were found dead with their parents at a flat in Hounslow had suffered multiple stab injuries and a knife wound to the heart, police say.

The deaths of Maja Wlodarczyk, 11, her brother Dawid Wlodarczyk, three, and their mother Monika Wlodarczyk, 35, are being treated as murder.

The family was found dead along with Monika’s partner Michal Wlodarczyk, 39, at the flat in Staines Road, Bedfont, on June 16, after Maja’s school called police when she had not attended since June 12 and the family had not replied to messages.

Post-mortem examinations have been carried out and the cause of death for Monika Wlodarczyk was given as multiple sharp force injuries.

A man lays flowers at the scene in Bedfont (PA Wire)

The cause of death for Dawid Wlodarczyk was given as sharp force injuries to the neck. The force said they are not able to provide further details on his death at this stage.

Officers are not seeking anyone else in connection with the incident, police added.

It is not yet known on what date the family died.

Inquests were opened and adjourned on Tuesday at West London Coroner’s Court.

Detective chief inspector Linda Bradley, who is leading the investigation, said: “Specialist detectives continue to investigate the circumstances which led to this tragic incident.

“We are continuing to support family members at this unimaginably difficult time, and we thank the local community for their understanding in recent days whilst we conducted enquiries at the scene.

“The situation remains that we are not currently seeking anybody else in connection with the incident.”

Anyone with information that may assist the investigation is asked to call 101, quoting reference 5135/16Jun, or via the online form at: mipp.police.uk/operation/01MPS23V28-PO1.

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