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Lincoln murderer Mark Edmonds missing from HMP Sudbury

Mark Edmonds
Image caption Edmonds stabbed Cecily Browne, 25, and her five-year-old daughter

A man who murdered a mother and her young daughter in Lincoln 28 years ago has gone missing from prison.

Mark Edmonds was serving a life sentence at HMP Sudbury, in Derbyshire, where he failed to return on Wednesday.

Edmonds, now 52, stabbed Cecily Browne and her five-year-old daughter Khardine on 18 September 1984, at their home in Stainton Gardens.

He is described as white, 5ft 9ins tall, of average build, with short brown shaved hair and brown eyes.

He was sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court in May 1985, and his last address was in Norwich.

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