Honderde rouklaers langs strate vir begrafnis van vier familielede wat in hul huis doodgesteek is: Konvooi lykswaens dra doodskiste van moeder, haar maat, daughter and granddaughter as they are laid to rest
Hundreds of mourners lined the streets to pay their respects to four members of the same family who were murdered in their own home.
Samantha Drummonds, 27, her mother Tanysha Ofori-Akuffo, 45, her gran Dolet Hill, 64, en Dolet se vennoot Denton Burke, 58, were all found stabbed to death at a property in Bermondsey, Suid Londen.
Police were called to the home following reports of a disturbance in the early hours of April 25, and Joshua Jacques, 28, Ms Drummonds partner, has been charged with four counts of murder.
The four family members were yesterday laid to rest in a joint ceremony NTCG Brixton Community Church, followed by a committal at Camberwell New Cemetery.
Each family member had their own funeral conductor and pall bearers, with the hearses following in a convoy to the church and cemetery.
Mourners lined the streets to pay their respects to the four family members who were brutally attacked at their home in South London in April
Tanysha Ofori-Akuffo, op die foto, was also killed during the bloodbath at the family property in South London in April. Her daughter Samantha had been staying at the property while work was completed at her flat
Dolet Hill (in die veelkleurige rok), haar dogter Tanysha Drummonds (met haar arm om haar) en haar ander dogter Tracey Henry (uitgebeeld in 'n wit rok)
Denton Burke, op die foto, had white lilies adorning his coffin as well as a photograph of him dressed in a white suit which was placed in the hearse
Two bouquets of cream flowers arranged to spell out the word ‘mum’ were placed on top of the vehicles carrying Dolet and Tanysha, while a red and white arrangement reading ‘dad’ paid tribute to Denton
Mourners wore badges with each of the four family members along with the words ‘in loving memory’ as they paid their respects during the funeral yesterday
Pictures of all four of the family members were placed atop of their coffins, with flowers adorning each of the vehicles.
Samantha’s coffin was surrounded by lilac and pink flowers, while her mother had periwinkle blue flowers and white roses to match the image of her standing by a cruise shop wearing a glittery blue dress placed on her coffin.
Dolet and her partner Denton’s coffins had white lilies adorning their respective hearses, to match the photo of the couple dressed in a white dress and white suit.
Die ouma, originally from Lyssons in Saint Thomas, Jamaika, was undergoing treatment for cancer, and worked at nearby Guy’s Hospita when she was killedl.
Dozens of tributes were left outside of the family property in South London after the incident in April. Officers arrived and found a man in the bathroom of the propertyTanysha’s heartbroken husband, Danny Ofori-Akuffo spoke about the loss of his wife, who he had been with for nearly 20-years
Samantha’s coffin, op die foto, was surrounded by lilac and pink flowers, while her mother had periwinkle blue flowers and white roses
Tanysha’s heartbroken husband, Danny Ofori-Akuffo spoke about the loss of his wife in the days after the horror. The couple had been together for nearly 20-years
Heartbroken mourners also wore t-shirts with the faces of the four victims on them during the ceremony. They paid tribute to Denton and held a photograph of him at Camberwell New Cemetary
Ouma Dolet Hill, 64, haar dogter Tanysha Drummonds, haar kleindogter Samantha Drummonds (op die foto), en haar lewensmaat Denton Burke, is in Suidoos-Londen doodgesteek
Two bouquets of cream flowers arranged to spell out the word ‘mum’ were placed on top of the vehicles carrying Dolet and Tanysha, while a red and white arrangement reading ‘dad’ paid tribute to Denton.
Emotional family and friends wearing t-shirts printed with photographs of the four victims looked on as the pall bearers carried the tragic family inside the church in white caskets.
One woman could be seen wearing a shirt printed with the words: “Uncle, we may be miles apart but you will always be in our heart. Peace.”
While another mourner had a badge with an image of the four victims accompanied by the words: “In loving memory.”
Matthew Uden of W.Uden & Son’s Funeral Directors, who organised the ceremony, gesê: “It was an honour to conduct this large funeral for Dolet, Denton, Tanysha and Samantha today, I hope that we did them proud.
Each family member had their own funeral conductor and pall bearers, with the hearses following in a convoy to the church and cemetery in Camberwell
Joshua Jerome Derriviere Jacques, 28, die kêrel van een van die slagoffers, Samantha Drummonds, was binne die eiendom toe die polisie opgedaag het. He will appear at the Old Bailey later this year in connection with the murders
Dolet Hill, op die foto, and Denton Burke were both killed. Die vermeende mesman was in Dolet en Denton se drieslaapkamerhuis toegesluit toe hy die slagting uitgevoer het
“In the 145 years that our family have been conducting funerals we have never cared for four people from the same family in one ceremony.
“It was an extremely sad occasion but also a celebration of their lives.
“The loss of any life is really hard to deal with but to lose four members from the same family under such tragic circumstance is truly heartbreaking.
“I’d like to thank their loved ones for allowing our family to care for their family.”
Jacques will next appear at the Old Bailey on July 19 in connection with the deaths.