A 34 years old man would have cruelly killed his minor children, 1, 4 and 6 years old, applying them multiple knife wounds in the neck region. The tragedy occurred on the night of July 15 to 16, about 1:40 pm, in Vîlcele village, Cantemir rayon. After the murder had occurred, the children's father alerted the police in Cantemir.
Police found that the children died as a result of multiple knife wounds in the neck region.
After the murder, the man tried to commit suicide by provoking himself a knife wound in the neck region. The suspect was taken to the resuscitation department of the Cantemir district hospital being seriously wounded.
According to the head of the PGI, the man has never been targeted by police and the psychiatric and criminal prosecution bodies will establish all the circumstances of the case.
In this case, the Police initiated a criminal prosecution for murder committed with extreme cruelty. If found guilty the man can be punished by imprisonment for up to 20 years.