Five dead in apparent murder-suicide in Norway

Norwegian police say a 41-year-old man is believed to have murdered his wife and three children, including a 2-week-old baby, before killing himself.

Oslo: Norwegian police say a 41-year-old
man is believed to have murdered his wife and three children,
including a 2-week-old baby, before killing himself.

Police spokeswoman Hanne Kristin Rohde says the wife
and baby were found dead in the couple`s apartment in Oslo
yesterday. The bodies of the man and two daughters, aged 9 and
13, were later found in a nearby lake.

Rohde said today the cause of death had not been
established but the case was believed to be a murder-suicide.
The motive was unclear.

She said the man was originally from Iran. He moved to
Norway in 1991 and became a Norwegian citizen eight years
later. Rohde said his wife was from Morocco.

PTI

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