The wife and two daughters of a BBC sports commentator have been killed in a crossbow attack at their home in England.

Carol Hunt, 61, who was married to BBC Five Live racing commentator John Hunt, and two of their daughters, aged 25 and 28, died in Ashlyn Close, Bushey, Hertfordshire, yesterday evening.

A massive manhunt has been launched for their suspected killer, Kyle Clifford, 26, from Enfield, north London, who is believed by police to be armed and in the Hertfordshire or north London area.

The BBC confirmed that Mr Hunt’s wife and two daughters had died, in a post on the broadcaster’s news website.