The mother of the children had not spent the night with her family, so the investigation points to a fight between parents
A man in his 30s murdered his two children, a 10-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl, and then tried to take his own life. for which he remains under medical care with custody, the Police reported Tuesday Bolivian. Investigations point to a fight with the mother of the little ones because the woman decided to spend the night in another place, while the man returned with the children to the common house where he attacked them, said the head of Homicide of the Special Force to Fight Crime (Felcc) of La Paz, Rene Tambo.
Returning home this morning, the woman found the room with “blood” and found that the bodies of the minors were next to that of the aggressor father on the floor, Tambo mentioned. The police assessment also establishes that the aggressor tried to kill himself by causing a cut to his neck, which is why he was transferred to a medical center to provide help and stabilize him.
Some neighbors in statements to the media mentioned that it was a united family. In addition, it was common to see the parents and the two children together at all times, so the news of the infanticide surprised them.
According to the departmental prosecutor of La Paz, William Alave, the autopsy revealed that the boy suffered “two wounds” in the neck and that the girl had a deep injury in the same region. The Prosecutor’s Office has already ordered the arrest of the father and established that the subject acted without being under the influence of any substance such as alcohol or any drug.
From January to August 1, the Public Ministry reported 23 infanticidemost of them in the departments of La Paz, Potosí, Cochabamba and Santa Cruz.