Mother and Teenager Daughter Killed at Ealing Broadway Station

Double fatality during evening rush hour is not being treated as suspicious

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Mother and Teenager Daughter Killed at Ealing Broadway Station

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Police say a mother and her teenage daughter were killed by a train at Ealing Broadway this Tuesday evening.

British Transport Police said the victims were aged 36 and 16 and confirmed the deaths were not being treated as suspicious.

The pair fell from a busy platform just after 6pm (Tuesday 23rd June).

All First Great Western trains from Paddington were cancelled while the emergency services deal with the incident. Central line Tubes, were suspended from Ealing Broadway and began serving the station again just after 8pm.

Commuters described the scene as a "nightmare", with numerous police, ambulances and fire engines clustering around the station.

Superintendent Chris Horton, of British Transport Police, said relatives were "struggling to come to terms" with the tragedy.

He said,"Since the incident, officers have been working to determine the identities of the deceased and the details of the moments leading up to their deaths.

"As a result of those enquiries we are now able to confirm that the deceased have been identified as a 36-year-old woman and a 16-year-old girl, who were mother and daughter.

"We can also confirm that we are not treating the deaths as suspicious and we will assist in the compilation of a report for the coroner."

Supt Horton added: "Our thoughts are now with the family and we have specialist officers with them providing support and guidance at what is clearly a difficult and traumatic time.

"The family are struggling to come to terms with what has happened and ask that they be allowed to grieve privately and, in line with those wishes, we are not in a position to release any names at this stage."

Anyone with information about the deaths is asked to call 0800 40 50 40, quoting incident 471 of June 23.

24th June 2015