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Devastated mourners line the streets at funeral of four family members stabbed to death at home

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Crushed grievers line the roads at memorial service of four relatives wounded to death at home

Many grievers lined the roads in London today as four individuals from a similar family saw as wounded to death in a house were let go.

Dolet Hill, 64, and her accomplice Denton Burke, 58, were found killed in their home close by Ms Hill's little girl Tanysha Ofori-Akuffo, 45, and her granddaughter Samantha Drummonds, 27.

They were found after police were called to the property in Bermondsey, south London following reports of an aggravation in the early hours on April 25.

On Thursday the family were let go in a joint service at the NTCG Brixton Community Church, trailed by a committal at Camberwell New Cemetery, south London.

Every relative had their own memorial service guide and pall conveyors, and the hearses continued in caravan to the congregation and graveyard.

The vehicle conveying Ms Drummond's casket was enhanced with a huge photograph of the 27-year-old, encompassed by lilac and pink blossoms.

The funeral car moving her mum was encircled by periwinkle blue blossoms and white roses to match the picture of Ms Ofori-Affuko remaining by a voyage shop wearing a glittery blue dress, which was set facing her casket.

A photo of Ms Hill wearing a white dress and a headband, and a picture of her accomplice Mr Burke in a white suit, were set inside their separate hearses, were supplemented by white lilies.

Two bundles of cream roses organized to illuminate the word 'mum' were put on top of the vehicles conveying Ms Hill and Ms Ofori-Affuko, while a red and white game plan perusing 'father' honored Mr Burke.

Loved ones wearing shirts printed with photos of the four casualties looked on as the pall conveyors conveyed the terrible family inside the congregation in white coffins.

One lady should have been visible wearing a shirt printed with the words: "Uncle, we might be miles separated yet you will continuously be in our heart. Harmony."

While another griever wore an identification with a picture of the four casualties joined by the words: "In cherishing memory."

Matthew Uden of W.Uden and Son's Funeral Directors, who coordinated the function, said: "It was a distinction to lead this huge burial service for Dolet, Denton, Tanysha and Samantha today, I trust that we did them glad.

"In the 145 years that our family have been directing burial services we have never focused on four individuals from a similar family in one function.

"It was an incredibly miserable event yet in addition a festival of their lives.

"The deficiency of any life is truly difficult to manage however to lose four individuals from a similar family under such terrible situation is really shocking.

"I might want to thank their friends and family for permitting our family to really focus on their loved ones."

Joshua Jacques, 28, of Hither Green, south east London has been accused of four counts of homicide.

He is expected to show up next at the Old Bailey on July 19.

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