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A 40-year-old man has been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with the murder of a woman and the attempted murder of two others.
The 28-year-old woman was attacked at a flat in Tilson Gardens, Brixton, south London, on Monday and later pronounced dead at the scene.
Desmond Brooks spoke only to confirm his name, address and date of birth and was told he will appear for a further hearing at the Old Bailey on Friday.
A man is due in court later today after three women were stabbed in south London.
A 17-year-old girl remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital after she was stabbed in the head and hands at a flat in Tilson Gardens, Brixton.
Police were called to the property where they found the teenager's 28-year-old sister had also been attacked. She was later pronounced dead at the scene.
A post-mortem examination will take place today, police said.
A 46-year-old woman was repeatedly stabbed at another flat in nearby Redlands Way. She remains in hospital in a critical condition.
A man arrested after three women were stabbed in south London has been charged with murder and two counts of attempted murder, Scotland Yard said.
Desmond Brooks, 40, has been remanded in custody to appear at Camberwell Magistrates' Court later today.