14-year-olds remanded on mother and daughter murder charges


Two 14-year-olds have appeared in court charged with murder after the bodies of a woman and her teenage daughter were found at a house.

The victims, named as 49-year-old Elizabeth Edwards and her 13-year-old daughter Katie, were found dead at a property in Dawson Avenue, Spalding, Lincolnshire, on Friday afternoon.

The two accused, a boy and a girl, appeared at Lincoln Youth Court, sitting at the city's magistrates' court, on Monday morning.

The boy, wearing a navy blue jumper, spoke to confirm his name, age and address.

The girl, wearing a grey jumper, spoke to confirm the same details.

They will next appear at Lincoln Crown Court on Monday afternoon.

They were remanded in youth detention accommodation until the hearing.