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Bootle double-murder suspect sectioned, police say

Bernadette Fox (left) and daughter Sarah Fox Image copyright Merseyside Police
Image caption Bernadette Fox (left) and her daughter Sarah Fox were found dead at separate addresses in Bootle

A man arrested on suspicion of murdering his mother and sister on Merseyside has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

The body of Bernadette Fox, 57, of Brookhill Road, Bootle was discovered on Friday after her daughter Sarah Fox, 27, was found dead on Thursday at a nearby property.

Peter Fox, 26, was arrested at London's Euston Station at 07:50 BST on Monday.

Tests showed Ms Fox was asphyxiated and her daughter was stabbed.

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