Man charged with murder of four people in Bermondsey due in court

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A man will appear in court on Thursday charged with the murders of four family members in a terraced house in south-east London.

Joshua Jacques, 28, is accused of killing Jamaican-born NHS worker Dolet Hill, 64 and her partner Denton Burke, 58, who were found stabbed at their home in Delaford Road, Bermondsey, on Monday.

Ms Hill’s daughter, Tanysha Ofori-Akuffo, 45, also known as Rachquel, who lived in Kennington, and Ms Ofori-Akuffo’s daughter, Samantha Drummonds, 27, who lived in Forest Hill, also died at the house.

Jacques, of Minard Road, south-east London, will appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ Court, the Metropolitan Police said.

Joshua Jacques court case
Tanysha Ofori-Akuffo (Metropolitan Police/PA)

He was charged on Thursday morning following an investigation by homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command.

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