Man, 46, in divorce fight with wife, 42, beheaded her, & # 39; puts her head on her lap & # 39; and cuts the throat of their five year old daughter before he hangs himself in creepy double suicide
- NYPD says the man has beheaded his wife, killed their daughter, and hanged himself
- Creepy double suicide took place on West 121st Street in Harlem
- Husband and wife went through a divorce and attended a hearing a few hours before the massacres
The police in New York City investigate a creepy suicide by double murder, in which they say a man beheaded his wife, cut the throat of their five-year-old daughter, and then took his own life by hanging out on Wednesday night, just hours after hear the attendance of a divorce.
According to the NYPD, officers responded to a call from 911 at around 9.18 pm requesting a welfare check in an apartment on 151 West 121st Street in the Harlem area of Manhattan.
Upon entering the unit, officers found a 46-year-old man, his 42-year-old wife, and their five-year-old daughter inside.
Horror inside: the building on West 121st Street in Manhattan became the site of a double suicide on Wednesday in which a father beheaded his wife, killed their daughter and then killed themselves
A sobbing woman is seen outside the building in Harlem on Thursday morning
The man was discovered in one bedroom, his wife in the bathroom and their child in another bedroom, according to a police press release. The mother and daughter both had a neck trauma.
The New York Daily News reported, citing unnamed sources, that the woman was found beheaded, with her severed head in her lap.
Her daughter got a cut so deep in her neck that she was partially beheaded.
The father of the five-year-old was found hanging on a rope tied to a bedroom door.
The police grabbed a knife that was thought to be the murder weapon of the place.
The husband and wife reportedly went through divorce proceedings and appeared in court for a hearing only hours before the heinous murders.
Neighbors described the husband as a good and kind man who worshiped his wife and daughter.
The Daily News reported that the woman was given a temporary restraining order against her husband in 2016 because he threatened her.