Arthur Simpson-Kent, who was arrested in Ghana over the murder of his partner and partner of former EastEnders actress Sian Blake has admitted killing the actress and her two children.
Simpson-Kent was arrested at Heathrow Airport after being extradited from Ghana. His lawyer told the Old Bailey the jury would be told this at his trial in October. He is yet to enter a formal plea. The 48-year-old hairdresser is expected to enter pleas on 29 July.
Forty-three year old, Sian Blake and her children Zachary and Amon were found at the family home in Erith, London, in January after being reported missing on 16 December. She had motor neurone disease before she died.