A MUM and daughter ‘screamed like animals’ after being stabbed and left to die in the street today.
A double murder investigation has been launched after the attack on Northdown Road in Solihull, West Mids, at around 12.30am this morning.
A murder hunt has been launched to find the killer[/caption]
A mother and daughter were found with serious stab wounds outside the property[/caption]
The two women, aged 49 and 22, were found with serious stab wounds outside a house on the street.
Paramedics battled to save the mother and daughter but they were pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.
Police say they have identified a suspect, who is known to the victims, and are now trying to track him down.
Neighbours described hearing screams and a man fleeing from the scene in the early hours of this morning.
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Police were called to the scene in the early hours of the morning[/caption]
A murder investigation has been launched[/caption]
Detectives have identified a suspect who remains at large[/caption]
One woman, who did not want to give her name, said: “I thought it was foxes screaming. She was absolutely screaming her head off.
“He wasn’t speaking English, that’s for sure. He shouted something and then ran off.
“There was a lot of screaming and shouting and then I saw the guy run off. About a minute later I saw him leave in a van.”
One dad-of-two who lives nearby said: “Police knocked on my door and asked for some towels, so I knew at that point it was serious.”
The two women were pronounced dead at the scene[/caption]
Neighbours said they heard screaming before seeing a man flee the scene[/caption]
The road has been cordoned off by police[/caption]
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The area has been cordoned off by police who are combing the scene and trawling CCTV footage from nearby.
Det Insp Caroline Corfield, of West Midlands Police, said: “What has happened this morning is truly devastating and heart-breaking.
“We are still in the very early stages of our investigation but we believe the offender is known to the victims. We are appealing to him come forward as a matter of urgency.”
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