A Penal man stabs his wife and three-year-old child before killing himself.
The man's wife is also dead but the three-year-old is fighting for her life in hospital.
The victims are identified as Premnath Ramkelewan and Aarika Bhim.
Police say around seven this morning, 25-year-old Ramkelewan stabbed his 26-year-old wife Aarika and then attacked his three-year-old daughter Aarti with the same weapon.
CNC3 understands he slit the child's throat.
He then hanged himself at their Laltoo Trace, Penal home.