Man arrested after crossbow homicide of three ladies | EUROtoday

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UA bloody triple homicide. Kyle Clifford, a 26-year-old younger man, was arrested on Wednesday, July 10, after being needed since Tuesday night, suspected of killing three ladies that very same day, as reported by BFMTV. They are the spouse and two of the daughters of BBC radio presenter John Hunt.

On Tuesday night, authorities in Bushey, Hertfordshire, north of London, found three ladies “very seriously injured” in a home. None of them survived, though they have been handled by emergency providers. They have been aged 25, 28 and 61.

A serious crime investigation has been opened in opposition to Kyle Clifford, whose profile has been extensively reported within the British media. According to Jon Simpson, the chief superintendent, a crossbow was allegedly used on this “horrific incident”. Indeed, a crossbow, knives and different weapons have been discovered on the house of the needed man, in response to the police. According to the investigators in command of the case, the assault was “targeted”.

Multiple crossbow incidents in UK

Home Secretary Yvette Cooper described the assault as “deeply shocking” on X, whereas the BBC described it as “absolutely appalling” in an inside memo despatched to workers at BBC 5 Live, the place Hunt works.

Another crossbow incident had already taken place within the UK a couple of months earlier. In March, a 47-year-old man was arrested after two individuals have been injured in two separate crossbow assaults in London's Shoreditch district.

There is not any particular allow required to personal a crossbow within the UK, however it’s unlawful to hold one in public and not using a cheap excuse. A Home Office spokesperson stated on Wednesday that work had been launched earlier this 12 months to find out whether or not “tighter controls” ought to be launched.

The most notable incident involving a crossbow stays when a person, Jaswant Singh Chail, entered the grounds of Windsor Castle in 2021. He admitted to desirous to kill Queen Elizabeth II and was sentenced final 12 months to 9 years in jail.