A 74 year-old Mosta resident and a 71 year-old resident from Għargħur were murdered following a family quarrel in a Għargħur residence.
The murder happened around 6.30 on Monday morning in a residence in Fidel Zarb Street, Għargħur. Sources said that a 42 year-old man attacked the women with a sharp weapon.
One woman is said to be the aggressor’s aunt, while the other murdered woman is his mother. The man, covered in blood, handed himself to the police.
The Police found the aggressor’s mother in a pool of blood. She was immediately taken to Mater Dei Hospital, where she died shortly after. The other woman was already dead.
The suspect has been arrested by the Police. The inquiry is being led by Claire Stafrace Zammit.