Man who killed mum and sister sentenced to life

A man from Millom who killed his mother and sister has been sentenced to life in prison. Preston Crown Court heard John Jenkin who's 25 was released from hospital two days before their deaths after trying to kill himself.

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Cumbria NHS Trust says a review will ensure lessons are learnt from tragic case

The Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust confirmed that their liaison service had seen John Jenkin before he killed Alice McKeekin and Katie Jenkin in Millom.

In a statement they said:

''The assessment conducted was thorough and steps taken were appropriate to the assessed needs at that time. We have conducted an internal review and will contribute to the domestic homicide review to ensure all agencies learn what lessons they can from this very tragic case."

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