Man charged with double murder of his parents

A man has been charged with murdering his parents after they were found stabbed to death at a home in south-west London.

Mustafa Arezo, 31, of Redfern Avenue, Whitton, is charged with two counts of murder and will appear at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court on Monday, Scotland Yard said.

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Police were called to Redfern Avenue at around 9.40am on Friday, where Akbar Arezo, 64, and Layla Arezo, 74, were found fatally stabbed inside their address.

A Metropolitan Police spokeswoman confirmed Mustafa Arezo is the son of the two victims, who were husband and wife.

The force described it as a "domestic incident" on Twitter.