A four-year-old girl was stabbed to death in France after it was reported that she was killed by her mother in a row between her parents.
Firefighters said the mother was injured in the incident and reportedly stabbed the little girl.
Emergency services reportedly found the child in her father’s arms at a neighbor’s house.
The father was also at the scene of the knife in the family home in Lozanne on the Rhone in France. BFM TV Reports.
The mother was apparently seriously injured and taken to the Villefranche-sur-Saône hospital while the father was shocked but not injured.
It is not yet clear whether the mother and daughter were attacked by someone else, or whether the mother stabbed her daughter and then tried to kill herself.
Firefighters and paramedics found the girl in her father’s arms on her neighbor’s property while the mother was found injured at the family home France info.
The couple were new to Lozanne and had only built their house less than a year ago. Le Progres Reports.
Early reports, citing police sources, indicate the couple divorced.
The police are on site and have started an investigation.