Dolet Hill, 64, her companion Denton Burke, 58, her daughter Tanysha Ofori-Akuffo 45, and Tanysha’s daughter Samantha Drummonds, 27, have been knifed to loss of life early on Monday.
A person aged 28, who was discovered in the similar home as the victims, has been arrested on suspicion of homicide.
Police say the suspect, from Lewisham, south-east London, is in a secure situation in hospital.
Officers tasered him at the scene. They have been referred to as to Dolet’s home in close by Bermondsey at 1.40 am and compelled their approach in. All four victims have been pronounced lifeless at the scene.
Yesterday Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust in London paid tribute to former colleague Dolet, who had two daughters.
Alastair Gourlay, director of estates and services, stated: “We are devastated to hear about the tragic death of
Dolet, who worked as a housekeeping assistant in our pharmacy department for more than 21 years, before her retirement in 2018.
“Dolet was a well-respected colleague, who additionally helped to enhance the workplace for others as an lively Unison consultant.” It is thought that Tanysha was a district nurse and that Samantha, who lived in nearby Forest Hill, worked for NatWest.
Mr Burke’s sister Juleth Hutchinson said he worked as a chef in Jamaica before moving to Britain about 25 years ago “for a greater life”.
Tanysha’s husband Danny said last night: “I am unable to dwell with out her. I do not know the place I’m going to start out my life. I’m too completely destroyed.
“I don’t think I can live with any woman again. All I know is that I have lost something very, very, very good, something dear to my heart. I’ve got a deep hole in my heart.”