Father stabs twins in murder-suicide

Father stabs twin daughters in murder-suicide


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Two 9-year-old girls are stabbed to death by their father in a murder-suicide on Wednesday, October 7, in Placentia, California. Police received a call at 12:38 am on Wednesday, from the mother reporting that her husband had stabbed their two 9-year-old daughters in the home.

Officials arrived at the residence in the 400 block of East Swanson Avenue to find the two 9-year-old twins stabbed to death in the living room, reports CBS Los Angeles. The father, 41-year-old Timothy Takehara, was found dead in a grass area across the residence. He was pronounced dead from self-inflicting stab wounds.