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Man pleads guilty to murder of mum and daughter in Anfield

Anthony Showers Image copyright Merseyside Police
Image caption Anthony Showers pleaded guilty to two counts of murder

A man has pleaded guilty to the murder of a mother and daughter who were found dead at a house in Liverpool.

Karen and Jade Hales, aged 53 and 28, were found at the property in Cathedral Road, Anfield, on 13 June.

Post-mortem examinations found they died from severe blunt force head injuries, police said.

Anthony Showers, 42, of Clarendon Road, Anfield, pleaded guilty to two counts of murder at Liverpool Crown Court on Tuesday.

He was remanded into custody and will be sentenced at a later date.

Image copyright Police
Image caption Neighbours said Jade Hales looked after her mother as her carer

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