Tragic mum and daughter ‘screamed like animals’ after being stabbed and left for dead on Solihull street as police hunt on-the-run killer

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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.

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A murder hunt has been launched to find the killer[/caption]

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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]

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A murder investigation has been launched[/caption]

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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.”

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The two women were pronounced dead at the scene[/caption]

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Neighbours said they heard screaming before seeing a man flee the scene[/caption]

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The road has been cordoned off by police[/caption]


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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