Man arrested in Cambridgeshire after man and woman stabbed to death in north London

The man is suspected of murder and remains in custody

Sophie Corcoran
Sunday 28 November 2021 23:31
<p>Met Police found the man and woman dead inside a property in the Wood Green area </p>

Met Police found the man and woman dead inside a property in the Wood Green area

A man has been arrested in Cambridgeshire hours after two people were been stabbed to death in north London.

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

A man and a woman who had been stabbed were found unresponsive and were pronounced dead at the scene.

A 52-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder shortly afterwards in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.

The Metropolitan Police said he remains in custody.

A spokesman for the force said: “Efforts are under way to confirm the identities of the deceased and to locate their next of kin.

“At 09.37hrs on Sunday 28 November, police were called to a property in Mayes Road, N22 after concerns were raised for the welfare of the occupant.

“Officers attended with London Ambulance Service paramedics. They found a man and a woman who had been stabbed and were unresponsive. They were both pronounced dead at the scene.

“A 52-year-old man has been arrested at an address in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, on suspicion of murder in connection with this incident. He remains in custody.”

Anyone with any information should call 101 quoting the reference 2183/28NOV or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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