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Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Millom son accused of killing mother and sister appears in court

A Millom man charged with the murder of his mother and sister appeared in court on Friday.


John Jenkin, 23, is alleged to have killed Alice McMeekin, 50, and Katie Jenkin, 20, at the family home in Newton Street on June 8. 

Jenkin was due to appear at Preston Crown Court for mention ahead of a provisional trial date on March 4. 

The defendant is also charged with causing unnecessary suffering to an animal after the family dog was found beaten to death in the back garden of the property. 



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