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Police decline to say if Nash was wearing a seat belt

John Nash won the Nobel Prize for economics in 1994. Credit: ITV News

Police in New Jersey have declined to comment on whether Nobel Prize winning mathematician John Nash and his wife were wearing seat belts when they were killed in a car crash.

Nash, 86, and his wife Alicia, 82, died after being thrown from the car when the driver lost control and hit a rail guard and another car on Saturday.

The academic's struggle with mental illness inspired the film A Beautiful Mind, starring Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly.

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Police continue to hunt Jed Allen over Didcot murders

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Police are continuing to hunt 21-year-old Jed Allen in connection with the murders of his mother, her partner and their six-year-old daughter.

Janet Jordon, 48, Philip Howard, 44, and little Derin were found dead at their home in Didcot, Oxfordshire, with stab wounds last night.

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Detectives said they are searching university parks where landscape gardener Allen worked in case he is hiding there.

They urged the public not to approach him but said they did not believe he was a danger to anyone.

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Pictured: Third Didcot murder victim Philip Howard

Philip Howard is believed to have been stabbed along with his partner and daughter at home in Didcot. Credit: Facebook

This is the third murder victim found stabbed along with his partner and their six-year-old daughter in Didcot, Oxfordshire.

The bodies of Philip Howard, 44, Janet Jordon, 48, and little Derin Jordan were discovered at their home last night.

Police are hunting Janet's 21-year-old son Jed Allen in connection with the killings.

Son wanted in connection with house stab murders

Police are hunting Jed Allen over the killings. Credit: Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police have confirmed a 21-year-old man they are hunting in connection with the stabbing of a family in Didcot in Oxfordshire, is the son of one of the victims.

The force said Jed Allen is the son of 48-year-old Janet Jordon, who was found dead along with Philip Howard, 44, and their six-year-old daughter Derin Jordon at their home in Vicarage Road last night.

Post mortem tests are due to take place tomorrow but police said early indications are that all three of the victims sustained knife wounds which are believed to be the cause of death.

Officers are searching areas in Didcot and Oxfordshire for Jed Allen and have urged members of the public not to approach him but to call 999 if they see him.

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Princeton University pay tribute to 'inspirational' scholar

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Princeton University today paid tribute to John Nash who it said "inspired generations of mathematicians, economists and scientists who were influenced by his brilliant, groundbreaking work in game theory."

Princeton-University scholar Nash, who inspired the film A Beautiful Mind, was awarded the Nobel Price for economics in 1994.

John's remarkable achievements inspired generations of mathematicians, economists and scientists who were influenced by his brilliant, groundbreaking work in game theory.

The story of his life with Alicia moved millions of readers and moviegoers who marveled at their courage in the face of daunting challenges

– Princeton University President Christopher Eisgruber
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