Hackney mother and daughter's cause of death revealed

A mother who was found dead with her toddler daughter in their east London home died from multiple injuries, post-mortem tests have revealed.

The 23-month-old girl, Real-Jahzarah McKoy, died from incised wounds to her neck. The child and her mother, Valerie Forde, 45, were found in Oswald Mead.

A man, 53, found at the home on Monday was taken to hospital with injuries. He was arrested on suspicion of murder.

He remains in hospital in a stable condition.

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