South Bermondsey stabbings: Suspect Joshua Jacques, 28, charged with four counts of murder after family killed

Joshua Jacques, 28 ,of Minard Road, Catford, has been charged with murder over all four deaths.

A 28-year-old man has been charged with four counts of murder after a family was stabbed to death in the early hours of Monday morning.

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Dolet Hill, 64 and her partner Denton Burke, 58, were also killed in the brutal attack

Tragically Dolet Hill, 64, her partner Denton Bruke, 58, Dolet’s daughter Tanysha Ofori-Akuffo, 45, and granddaughter Samantha Drummonds, 27, all died at the scene.

Police arrested a man, Joshua Jacques, at the scene, who is thought to be Samantha’s boyfriend.

Today, Jacques, of Minard Road, Catford, was charged with murder over all four deaths.

Tanysha Ofori-Akuffo, 45, was stabbed to death, along with three other family members in the early hours of Monday morning.

Jacques will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in custody for his first court hearing.

Dolet - a former NHS worker - lived at the house in South Bermondsey with partner Denton.

Samantha Drummonds, 27, was also one of the victims

Tanysha, from Kennington, and Samantha, of Forest Hill, were both staying for the night on Monday.

Samantha was having her flat refurbished so had been staying with her grandmother.

He said: ““I don’t think I can live with any woman again. I can’t tell.

“But all I know is I have lost something very, very, very good, something dear to my heart.

“I’ve got a deep hole in my heart.

“There’s nothing that can fill that hole until she comes alive, to feel three of them come alive.