Double murder suspect Peter Fox may be in London, say police

Peter Fox
Image caption Peter Fox is described as white, between 5ft 2in and 5ft 5in tall, with short dark hair and brown eyes

A man police want to question over the deaths of his mother and sister in Merseyside could be in London, detectives have said.

The body of Bernadette Fox, 57, of Brookhill Road, Bootle, was found on Friday while her daughter Sarah Fox, 27, was found on Thursday.

Merseyside Police want to trace Bernadette's son, Peter Fox.

CCTV footage has been released of Mr Fox at Lime Street station Liverpool and Euston Station London on Wednesday.

Det Ch Insp Dave Rooney said: "I am re-appealing to Peter to come forward so that we can speak to him following the murders of his mother and sister.

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Image caption Police have re-appealed to Peter Fox to contact them

"We know that Peter travelled by train to London on Wednesday night and we are working with the Metropolitan Police to try and find him.

"Although we know he travelled to London that night he may well have gone on to travel outside of the London area."

He said the motive for the killings was "unclear at this time".

The body of Sarah Fox was discovered with several injuries at a property in Worcester Road at about 21:15 BST on Thursday. The body of her mother Bernadette was found at 04:00 on Friday.

The roads where the bodies were found are within 200m of each other.

Mother of three Bernadette has been described as "a very outgoing and lovely person who wouldn't harm anyone".

Post-mortem investigations found she died as a result of asphyxiation and Sarah died as a result of multiple stab wounds.

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

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