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UPDATE: Man appears in court charged with Wood Green double murder

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UPDATE: Man appears in court charged with Wood Green double murder

A 52-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a father and daughter in Wood Green.

Achilleas Costa, 52 (25.04.69), of no fixed address, was charged on Tuesday, 30 November with two counts of murder. He appeared in custody at Willesden Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 1 December.

He was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on 18 February.

At 09:37hrs on Sunday, 28 November, police were called to a property in Mayes Road, N22 after concerns were raised for the welfare of the occupants.

On arrival, they found two people – 61-year-old Joanilason Assis and his 31-year-old daughter Fernanda Assis – with stab wounds. The London Ambulance Service was called and both victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

Their next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

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