Joshua Hacques has been charged for the killing of three generations of the same family in their house in Delaford Road, Bermondsey, London.
Doret Hill, 64, her partner Denton Burke, 58, her daughter Tanysha, 45, and 27 year old granddaughter Samantha were said to have been killed with a ‘sharp or blunt force trauma’ – allegedly a knife.
The Met police, represented by Detective Inspector Jonny Newell, stated to the Westminster Magistrates court how the police were alerted to the tragic incident.
He said: “In the early hours of April 25, police received a call at 1.42am from a member of the public regarding a domestic disturbance at 14 Delaford Road.
“Police attended and gained entry to the premises. On gaining entry they found four people within, all of whom had sustained stab wounds. Those people are now confirmed as Dolet Hill, Denton Bruke, Tanysha Ofori-Akuffo and Samantha Drummonds.
“All four lives were pronounced extinct at the scene. Subsequently a suspect by the name of Joshua Jacques was arrested at the address. He has since been arrested for all four murders and charged for all four murders.’
Joshua is said to be known to at least one member of the family but it remains unclear how Joshua killed all four members under one roof, in one night.