The Daily Telegraph

Man admits killing four members of one family


A man has admitted fatally stabbing four members of the same family, but has denied their murder.

Joshua Jacques, 28, pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to the manslaught­er of NHS worker Dolet Hill, 64, her partner Denton Burke, 58, their daughter Tanysha Ofori-akuffo, 45, and granddaugh­ter Samantha Drummonds, 27, at their home in south London on Apr 25.

He denied four charges of murder, but admitted manslaught­er by reason of diminished responsibi­lity.

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