Kyle Clifford health update as police recover crossbow | UK | News

Bushey triple murder suspect Kyle Clifford is in a “serious condition” in hospital and has yet to speak with officers, Hertfordshire Police has said.

The force also revealed they have recovered a crossbow following the killings in Bushey, Hertfordshire on Tuesday evening.

Police spent almost a day hunting Clifford after the attack on Carol Hunt, 61, wife of BBC racing commentator John Hunt, and their daughters Hannah, 28 and Louise, 25 at their home in Bushey.

Police and ambulance crews called to the suburban cul-de-sac on Tuesday evening tried to save them, but they were pronounced dead at the scene.

After a major manhunt, Clifford, 26, was found on Wednesday in the Enfield area of north London, near his home.

Footage from Sky News showed the suspect being carried on a stretcher out of Lavender Hill Cemetery. He was taken to a major trauma centre.

Armed police officers, forensic personnel, and ambulance staff had massed around the cemetery throughout the day.

Police did not say how he was injured, but stressed that they had not fired any shots.

Hertfordshire Police also said there were no previous reports to the force over Clifford.

Detective Superintendent Rob Hall, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit, said: “Our thoughts remain with the victims’ family and loved ones at this devastating and indescribable time. They are being supported by specially trained officers.

“This was an unprecedented attack and we are determined to understand the full circumstances of what happened that evening and the events leading up to it. We are wholly committed to seeking justice for the victims and their family.

“This investigation, as I’m sure people can imagine, will take time. I’d like to reiterate my sincere thanks to the members of public who contacted us yesterday and helped with our inquiries. We are still appealing for anyone with information in relation to the incident on Tuesday evening in Bushey and activity in Enfield yesterday that could assist us to please contact police directly.

“We have set up an information portal where people can submit any information, photos or video footage which they feel could assist us with our investigation. Local officers will remain in the area today so please do speak to them if you need to.”


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