The heartbreaking scene unfolded in Hounslow, west London, as police officers entered a family home to discover a devastating sight a suspected murder-suicide involving a couple and their two children, Your Content has learned.
Authorities have revealed that the children, aged three and 11, were found lifeless, their lives abruptly ended by stabbing.
The victims have been identified as Monika Wlodarczyk, 35, her husband Michal Wlodarczyk, their daughter Maja Wlodarczyk, 11, and son Dawid Wlodarczyk, three.
Post-mortem examinations conducted at Great Ormond Street Hospital have unveiled the harrowing details of the children’s demise.
The examination of Mrs. Wlodarczyk’s body at Fulham Mortuary revealed that her death resulted from multiple sharp force injuries.
Authorities have disclosed limited information regarding her husband’s death, stating only that he sustained a sharp force injury to the neck.
While each death remains under investigation as part of an ongoing murder probe, the police have confirmed that there are currently no suspects linked to the incident.
The discovery was made after Maja’s school grew concerned when she failed to attend classes for four consecutive days, and family members were unresponsive to messages.
Upon entering the residence on Staines Road, Bedfont, officers encountered the tragic scene, prompting an immediate response.
Detective Chief Inspector Linda Bradley, leading the investigation, expressed the depth of the tragedy, stating,
“Specialist detectives continue to investigate the circumstances which led to this tragic incident. We are providing support to the grieving family during this unimaginably difficult time, and we appreciate the understanding and cooperation of the local community throughout our inquiries at the scene. At this stage, we are not seeking anyone else in connection with the incident.”
The West London Coroner’s Court conducted the opening inquests into the deaths, which were promptly adjourned until a later date for a full hearing.
Homicide detectives within the Specialist Crime Command group will continue to oversee the ongoing investigation, according to DailyMail.
Authorities urge anyone with information to come forward by calling 101 and quoting reference 5135/16Jun.