Kyle Clifford, Suspect In London Crossbow Attack Which Killed BBC Presenter's Family, Nabbed

As per police, the crossbow attack was allegedly a targeted one. Along with a crossbow, it is possible other weapons were also used.

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Manhunt on for London Crossbow Attack Suspect | Photo: AP/X

After a massive manhunt, Kyle Clifford, the main suspect in the London crossbow attack which killed BBC journalist John Hunt's wife and two daughters, was found injured near a cemetery in North London.

As per police officials, Clifford attacked the three women on Tuesday with a crossbow in Bushey, Hertfordshire. Officials have suspected that the attack was allegedly a targeted one.

Along with a crossbow, police officials have suspected the use of other weapons in the triple murder. An extensive manhunt is now underway to find the 26-year-old suspect.

London: Crossbow Attack Kills 3

Three women, the family of a BBC journalist, have been identified as the victims of the crossbow attack.

As per Hertfordshire Police, the victims have been identified as 61-year-old Carol Hunt, the wife of BBC Radio 5 racing commentator John Hunt and their two daughters - 25-year-old Louise Hunt and 28-year-old Hannah Hunt.

Police officials added that the women were alive when ambulances arrived at the scene but were severely injured. They later on succumbed to their injuries.

Who Is Kyle Clifford?

The suspect has been identified as Kyle Clifford, a 26-year-old man, It is believed that the women were specifically targeted by the suspect. Police have also stated that the suspect is on the run and is armed and dangerous.

Clifford reportedly left the British Army after a short period of service in 2022. Based on social media reports, he is also believed to be an ex-boyfriend of one of the victims killed in the attack

Residents Asked To Stay Indoors

Residents of Hertfordshire were asked to stay indoors when suspect Kyle Clifford was believed to be on the run and armed.

For anyone with information about Kyle Clifford, the police had asked residents and passersby to contact the force by using the following methods -

  • call the non-emergency number 101 and quote Op Infauna

  • speak to an operator in the Force Communications Room via the online webchat

  • contact Crimestoppers 0800 555 111

Home Secretary Yvette Cooper had stated that she had been updated by the police regarding the manhunt. The newly elected secretary took to X to condole the death of the three women in Bushey.