Breaking Suspect linked by DNA of Sex offender’s killer dismembered body, say Met police

Police have confirmed a major development in the ongoing investigation into the double murder of Noel Brown and his daughter Marie Brown who were found deceased at his flat in Deptford on 4 December 2017.

Detectives have identified a significant suspect, who has been linked by forensic evidence to the offence. He is named as Nathaniel Henry, 37, who was reported missing by his family to the MPS on 12 December 2017. Henry was subsequently found deceased in a location within a residential block in the borough of Southwark near to his home address on 31 December 2017. The death was deemed non suspicious.

Enquiries into the murders continue. As part of the ongoing investigation, search warrants were carried out on several properties in the week commencing Mon 30 April in the Southwark/Lewisham area.

Detectives are actively seeking to piece together the final movements of Nathaniel Henry and ask that anyone with information contact police via the dedicated incident room on 0208 7214205, via 101 or via the independent Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.