Mother and daughter murder victims named by police

The names of the two people who were the victims of a murder probe in Great Waldingfield earlier this month have been revealed by police.

Officers were called at just after 9.55am on Thursday, September 8, to reports of concerns for the safety of individuals at a property in Heath Estate.

Entry was gained to the address and a 12-year-old girl and 44-year-old woman were found deceased inside. A 46-year-old man was located inside the property and detained by officers.

Subject to confirmation at formal inquest proceedings, the deceased have been identified as Jillu Nash and her daughter Louise Nash.

A Home Office post-mortem examination in respect of Louise Nash took place on Tuesday, September 13, with the cause of death determined to be a stab wound to the abdomen.

A further post-mortem examination in respect of Jillu Nash, which took place on Friday, September 9, concluded her cause of death was pressure on the neck.

The 46-year-old man who was detained at the scene had serious injuries and he remains in hospital under arrest on suspicion of two counts of murder, with his condition described as stable.

Detectives are appealing for any witnesses or anybody with any information to contact the Major Investigation Team, by either using the online portal: or by calling 101 and quoting reference: 57943/22.

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form:

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