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'Double murder' Paddington couple's causes of death revealed

Police at Landor House Image copyright Laura Lean/PA Wire
Image caption The bodies of a man and a woman were found on Saturday afternoon

The causes of death of a man and woman thought to have been murdered in west London have been revealed.

The bodies were discovered by police at Landor House in Westbourne Park Road, Paddington, on Saturday.

Tests revealed Zohra Amrani, 59, died from "blunt force trauma to the head and strangulation injuries" and Hassan Amrani, 72 , was killed by "laceration incised wounds to the abdomen".

Their son was found dead on the roof of a property in the same road on Friday.

A post mortem examination gave the cause of death for the couple's 30-year-old son Ashraf Amrani as multiple injuries, while his death is being treated as unexplained.

When police went to inform his family about his death, they found his parents' bodies.

A murder investigation into their deaths was launched on Monday, although police are not looking for anyone else in connection with their deaths, Scotland Yard confirmed.

Days before his body was discovered, Ashraf Amrani had been arrested on suspicion of affray, police have said.

A court official revealed he had been jailed for rape in 2010.

All the post mortem examinations were held at Westminster Mortuary.

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