Parents held after two children killed in London, third seriously woundedMay 31st, 2008 - 8:53 pm ICT by admin
London, May 31 (DPA) Two children were killed and a baby left seriously injured in a stabbing incident in south London, the BBC reported Saturday. A 39-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman were arrested at the scene and were being questioned by police. Neighbours said the two were the parents - Tamils from Sri Lanka who had moved into the house in the past year.
A five-year-old boy and a girl aged four were found with stab wounds at a house in Carshalton Friday night. Despite rescue efforts they died of their injuries.
The baby, a six-month-old girl, remained in a serious but not life-threatening condition in hospital. The three children were believed to be siblings.