Four members of a Jamaican family were stabbed to death in south London, United Kingdom on Monday morning.
One of the deceased has been identified as Dolet Hill, who was said to be in her 60s.
According to a report from the Independent newspaper, Hill was a former National Health Service (NHS) worker.
Hill’s niece, Venecia Reid, said in addition to her aunt, the other victims were believed to be her aunt’s husband, their daughter and granddaughter.
She said the family “originally moved to the UK from Jamaica”, and were “really close”.
Other reporting on the gruesome quadruple murder suggests Hill was from Lyssons, St Thomas.
Allegations are that about 1:40 am on Monday, the Metropolitan police were notified of screams coming from a home on Delaford Road in Bermonsey in south London.
The police arrived at the premises and forced themselves inside the building where they found Hill and three others suffering what they believed to be stab wounds.
Hill, along with two other females said to be in their 30s and 40s, and a man in his 60s, were pronounced dead.
The Metropolitan police have disclosed that a man in his 20s has since been arrested in connection with the murders and remains in police custody.
Investigators so far believe that he was known to the victims.
Meanwhile, Hill’s niece told the Independent that her aunt had worked as a housekeeper at a hospital, and described her as a “very nice” Christian woman, who recently had cancer.
Additionally, Reid said her deceased aunt resided with her husband, and their daughter who worked as a district nurse.
The elderly couple’s other daughter was the one who “raised the concern” with the police about the incident at the house, Reid told reporters.