The suspect in the Clapham chemical attack may have ‘fatal injuries’, Metropolitan Police have revealed.
Abdul Ezedi, 35, had been in a relationship with the mother who was injured in the attack in Clapham, south London, police have said.
Commander Jon Savell, from the Metropolitan Police, said the breakdown of the relationship could be a motive for the attack last week which may have left Ezedi with ‘fatal’ injuries if they are left untreated.
Officers will return to the scene of the attack on Wednesday evening, a week after a 31-year-old woman and her two children, aged eight and three, were doused with a corrosive liquid.
Mr Savell told journalists that the massive manhunt for Ezedi is ‘an incredibly high priority attempted murder investigation’.
Turning to potential motives, he said: ‘They were in a relationship and that relationship had broken down.’
The latest confirmed sighting of Ezedi on CCTV is now on Vauxhall Bridge Road at around 11pm on the night of the attack, January 31.
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