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Husband remanded over mother and daughter murders

The house in Leamouth Road
Image caption The body of Antonia Belska was found at a property in Leamouth Road

A man has been remanded in custody accused of the murder of his estranged wife and her mother in east London.

Svetlana Zolotovska, 40, was found with her throat cut in Stansfield Road, Beckton, on the morning of 12 August.

Her mother, Antonia Belska, 70, was found dead soon after at their home in Leamouth Road, East Ham.

Sergei Zolotovsky, 42, of Stratford, east London, appeared at Thames Magistrates' Court charged with the murders.

Mr Zolotovsky has been remanded until 24 August when he will appear at the Old Bailey.

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