A 31-year-old has been charged with murdering his parents in Whitton, police said.

Mustafa Arezo, 31, of Redfern Avenue, Whitton, was charged with two counts of murder on Sunday (July 14).

He is due to appear in custody at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Monday, police said.

Responding to a request from the Times, a Met Police spokesperson confirmed that Mr Arezo was the son of the murdered couple — Akbar Arezo, 64, and Layla Arezo, 74.

The husband and wife were found fatally stabbed inside their Whitton home on Friday, July 12, after police were called there around 9.40am.