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  • 31 March 2014, 19:42

Man Held After Woman And Girl Found Dead

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder over the deaths of a woman and 23-month-old girl who were found dead in east London.

Scotland Yard said police were called to an address in OswaldMead, Hackney, shortly after 9.10am after receiving reports that three people had been injured.

The woman, 43, and the girl were pronounced dead at the scene.

The man was taken to an east London hospital for treatment and was later arrested.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Police have not yet formally identified the victims.

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