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Two Teenagers Charged With Murder After Bodies Of Woman And Her Daughter Found

The two 14-year-olds are due in court tomorrow.

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The scene outside a house in Dawson Avenue in Spalding, where two bodies were found shortly after 12:15pm on Friday.
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The scene outside a house in Dawson Avenue in Spalding, where two bodies were found shortly after 12:15pm on Friday.

Two teenagers have been charged with murder after a woman and her daughter were found dead at a house in Lincolnshire on Friday.

The 14-year-olds have been remanded to appear before magistrates in Lincoln tomorrow.

While they have not been formally identified, police said they believed the victims were Elizabeth Edwards, 49, and her 13-year-old daughter Katie.

Their bodies were found at a house on Dawson Avenue, in Spalding, on Friday afternoon.

DCI Martin Holvey said: “Post mortem examinations will be carried out in due course but again I still need to speak to anyone with any information that might be relevant from Dawson Avenue from around noon on Wednesday [13 April] to noon on Friday [15 April]. If you saw or heard anything that you thought was suspicious or unusual I’d encourage you to get in touch as soon as possible."

He added: “Our officers will continue to carry out enquiries in the locality and local uniformed officers will also be in the area. If you have any concerns please don’t hesitate to talk to them.”

Anyone with any information is asked to call the non-emergency number 101, quoting incident 163 of 15/04/2016, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Matthew Champion is a deputy world news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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