Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Melissa Crook's Estranged Husband 'Danai Muhammadi' Charged with Double Murder - 14th Sept 2011

A man has been charged with the murder of his estranged wife and 15-month-old son who died in an arson attack on their home.

Danai Muhammadi from Britannia Street, Coventry, was also charged with three counts of attempted murder following the blaze in Kent on Saturday.

Melissa Crook, 20, and her young son Noah died at the property in Chatham Hill, Chatham, at 2.30am.

Muhammadi, a 23-year-old car salesman, is due to appear at Medway Magistrates' Court later today.

Police are continuing to question a 35-year-old man from Maidstone and a 21-year-old woman from Coventry.

Another man has been released on bail.

The 49-year-old father and grandfather of the victims remains in a life-threatening condition in East Grinstead Hospital.

The 21-year-old brother and uncle of the victims is still being treated at Medway Maritime Hospital for serious injuries.

The 49-year-old mother and grandmother of the victims has been discharged from hospital after being treated for smoke inhalation. Source