Aberdare woman found dead in Cumbria

A woman from Aberdare has been found dead in Cumbria, police say. Officers were called to Newton Street, Millom, on Saturday morning, where they found the body of 58-year-old Alice McMeekin and another woman, believed to be 20-year-old Kathryn Jenkin from Aberdare.

Cumbria Constabulary say a 23-year-old man from Millom, who is believed to be related to the women, has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He remains in police custody.

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Brother double-murder charge

John Jenkin, 23 and from Cumbria, has been charged with the murder of his mother and sister. Kathryn Jenkin, 20 and from Aberdare, and her mother Alice McMeekin, 58, were found on Saturday.