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Elizabeth and Katie Edwards murder case: Teenagers in court

Elizabeth Edwards and Katie Edwards
Image caption Elizabeth Edwards, 49, and her daughter Katie, 13, were found dead on 15 April

Two teenagers accused of murdering a mother and daughter have appeared in court.

Elizabeth Edwards, 49, and Katie, 13, were found dead at a house in Dawson Avenue, Spalding, on 15 April.

The teenagers, a boy and a girl who cannot be named because of their age, did not enter pleas at Lincoln Crown Court.

They were remanded into secure accommodation until 5 September while psychiatric reports are prepared.

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Ms Edwards worked as a dinner lady at St Paul's Community Primary School and Nursery, in Spalding.

Following her death her colleagues described her as a "very well-respected member of our staff".

In a statement released by Sir John Gleed School, in Spalding, where Katie was a pupil, the school described her death as a "tragic loss".

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