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Friday, 19 December 2014

8 siblings found stabbed to death at their home in Cairns, Australia

The bodies of eight children who are siblings and aged between 18 months and 15-years-old, were found at a home in Cairns, Australia in the early hours of today Dec. 19th following a massacre.

Their mother was also stabbed but she survived and is currently in critical condition in the hospital.
Detective Inspector Bruno Asnicar said that the woman was the mother of seven of the dead children with the other child a relation. He described the massacre as a 'tragic and traumatic event'. Scores of detectives, paramedics and forensic officers have swarmed over the home on Murray St in Manoora, around 4km west of the coastal town's main tourist strip. 

Details about what investigators found inside the house has not been revealed but a neighbour said she had been told there were bloody scenes 'everywhere' inside. Officers who arrived first on the scene said it was like 'something out of a horror movie'. Specialist police officers are now on their way from Brisbane to help with the situation and the crime scene is completely locked down.

'There's not much else we can say, but what we have a range of strategies in place to support the family through this very difficult time,' Detective Inspector Asnicar said.
'It's a tragic and traumatic with so many deceased in one place. It's right up there with some of the most serious things I've ever had to deal with.' 

Ms Thaiday said another sibling, a 20-year-old man, arrived home to discover his brothers and sisters dead inside the house. 
He is now being consoled by other family members. 

'I'm going to see him now, he needs comforting,' Ms Thaiday said. She described the family and extended relatives as close-knit and many live in surrounding suburbs. 
'We're a big family and most of us are from the (Torres) Strait,' she said, adding that she rushed to the scene after hearing about the incident on the radio.  


The woman at the centre of the Cairns family massacre was ‘happy go lucky and seemed to really love her kids’, Daily Mail Australia has been told.
Robert Struber, who lived for 20 years in the house where the stabbing murders took place said he had spoken with the 34-year-old on several occasions while visiting his former neighbours. 
He said the last time he had seen the mother a few months ago she was ‘friendly and happy to chat’ and that she had mainly looked after her large family.
Mr Struber had not met the father of the children.
He said the street had a mixture of Aboriginal families and people from the Torres Strait and Cook Islands. he moved out of the four bedroom house two years ago because it was too large, and said that following the tragedy he ‘never wanted to go back inside it’. 

Mr Struber described the 34-year-old woman at the centre of the family massacre as ‘happy go lucky and seemed to really love her kids’. He had spoken with her on several occasions while visiting his former neighbours.
He said she had mainly looked after her large family well. Mr Struber had not met the father of the children.

Police said it would be several hours before forensic officers would be able to complete their work inside the house - while detectives continued inquiries to establish what had led up to the slaughter. 
Detectives rushed to the house in Murray Street at about 11.20am today after they received reports a woman had suffered serious injuries. 
The street has been branded a crime scene and the area has been locked down. Their home is a rented Housing Commission residence. 

Source: Daily Mail UK

179 comments:

SANDRA said...

Soo sad

Unknown said...

western country and this kind killings sef...


#GodblessNigeria

finest loves Bloglord­čśŹ said...

Sad

Unknown said...

Oh my. Goodness! 8children! People are mean...animals walking on d street. May their gentle souls rest in peace. Amen!

Cute G said...

Man has indeed dominated man to their injury.
May God console their loved ones.

Anonymous said...

Linda u wicked, u only recognise the people u like eg onyx and bonairo... have been here before them it's do unfair... after wasting my data only on Linda ikeji blog... Thank you so much
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W├Âlfe Media said...

too bad. What a tragic event.

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Unknown said...

So much cruelty in the world, Heartless People seem to be Breeding on per second Billings.. God Help Us..

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angelite said...

Nawa o.....cruel world

Unknown said...

I heard d news earlier today.... very sad

BONARIO NNAGS said...

Phew! Was dumbfounded when I saw the news last night. What a cruel world.
May their souls rest in peace.

~BONARIO~says so via NOKIA LUMIA

vickyfabulous said...

God have mercy!!!

Unknown said...

OMG!!

Unknown said...

Okwa one of d tins that happens at the end time

Unknown said...

wickedness in high places.

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Unknown said...

Wat a brutal act,May deir souls rest in peace AMEN

Bokunor said...

Jesus christ, can't believe Wat my eyes z seeing

bella said...

Tragic...... God please help your children

Angie Cape said...

Horrible!!.. Whoever did this must be a sicko!.
I hope the woman survives to help with the investigation.

Linda, I no reach to get BB Passport abi?. It's well.

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Unknown said...

Omg rip to the family

Anonymous said...

Jesus!
8kids!
How do you console such family?
What is this world turning to?
God help us!




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Bella said...

am speechless

Anonymous said...

sad

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Unknown said...

Jesus christ hw manage

Unknown said...

Aww sad

Unknown said...

Chai wat a Sad newz meenh

Austine ihechukwu said...

Oh gosh! This ia bad real bad, am guessing is d same terrorists on the prowl here, cos I dnt tink any normal or almost normal person can be this heartless, God punish the culprit

Unknown said...

just saw it at bbc. really tragic. gideonogidi14324@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Linda, all anonymous regular commenters should go and eat shit. I use Nokia c1 & datz y i cant link my goggle acct wit ur blog. Bonario & Onyii got 100k & also bbpassport. u try wella....na only them made u wat u are..wish by next yr, all d lib will stop commenting, only d two so dat u ll hv a great yr ahead. thanks for d way u shared ur money...God bless but u werent fair at d end. Datz my thought!

Unknown said...

May there soul rest in perfect peace oh chai

ujunwa said...

Ooooo my God..so bad, rest in peace all

Unknown said...

Aww sad

Anonymous said...

May God comfort their family. is only by Gods grace for the mom to survive. smasher_luv@yahoo.com

Unknown said...

What do we call this now? What's wrong with our world? So many questions we wouldn't be getting answers for, may God comfort the family and RIP to the dead.



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Anonymous said...

Linda, all anonymous regular commenters should go and eat shit. I use Nokia c1 & datz y i cant link my goggle acct wit ur blog. Bonario & Onyii got 100k & also bbpassport. u try wella....na only them made u wat u are..wish by next yr, all d lib will stop commenting, only d two so dat u ll hv a great yr ahead. thanks for d way u shared ur money...God bless but u werent fair at d end. Datz my thought!. ify.dear@yahoo.com

Chigo said...

God pls save dis woman's life.RIP to the children.

mamma mia luv said...

Ehee not again na ah! All this bad news is getting too much oh! Ah lawd haff Marci!
RIP to the dead.

Unknown said...

Eyaa nawa oh

Crystal said...

OMG, not again, not children again. What is happening?

Unknown said...

So so sad. Chai watin com hpn

Reeshahr said...

So terrible

Blog It With Olivia said...

This is terrible , very terrible I must say

Unknown said...

What's a Tragedy


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Unknown said...

What a world.. So many evil things happen minute by minute. God pls I knw the end is here help to keep my way straight nd neat.. I pray God to comfort the family!

Unknown said...

Sad sad sad beyond words

IBK said...

Every day pointer that this world is comin to an end

Anonymous said...

Seriously Lynda, stop this your copy and paste from Daily Mail; don't you think we go to daily mail website too? I sure do miss your early days of blogging when you used to do proper blogging and break better news. Now that u have started rubbing shoulders with these so called celebs, u don't even put up better gist again. Tufia. I u like swallow my comment, at least you have seen it.

ebonyz... said...

Really dunno what this world is turning too. May their souls rest in peace. Thank God she was able to survive & i hope they police find the person who did this

Mmaitah said...

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Unknown said...

Hummm this is terrible

Blog It With Olivia said...

This is terrible , very terrible I must say

Chilaka C said...

Nawa oo Things dey happen shaa

lami said...

Crazy things seem to be happening every day.

Gift Lawrence said...

My goodness. Will she even survive this? * children at a go. crying........................

Anonymous said...

So sad..............Topzyus@yahoo.com

Unknown said...

So sad! May their souls rest in peace. May the good Lord grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss

Unknown said...

Oh Gracious God what has this world become with killing humans lyk animals,may God be wit us ooo

destinysweet said...

Tragedy, wats d world turning into*sad

Unknown said...

Ha, this is bad,

Unknown said...

OMG!!

Unknown said...

That's a great lose. May God console the parents

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JP said...

What a world we find ourselves, this is really tragic.

Unknown said...

Oh Geez! I dnt knw wat dis world is turning into,bad news evryday..may dia souls rest in peace

Unknown said...

MR EDDY said...
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This is a very incident. May their soul rest in peace.
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Unknown said...

MR EDDY said...
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This is a very incident. May their soul rest in peace.
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Unknown said...

MR EDDY said...
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This is a very incident. May their soul rest in peace.
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pamela said...

Wonders sha never end natin person no go c...linda thanks 4 ur generosity n Congrat 2 all dose dat won,linda shey u knnw say u knw try 4 me.i started visiting ur blog since 2012,apart 4rm dat u Mk me stp commenting on dis blog cos u dnt post my comment whic is vry unfair u dy look face b4 u post comment bt after evritin sha I still admire u. my role model.

jbankzE said...

Dis real evil,nva heard dis bfr.... Lawd v mercy

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Unknown said...

This is so sad. RIP #EndTimeThings

GALORE said...

Lord have mercy



@Galore

Unknown said...

this world is really turning into sumtin else.. RIP to the dead

Anonymous said...

Why are people this wicked and callous? No appreciation for human life

Unknown said...

Na wa oo what is happing in this word..baba God save ur children for all this tragedy

....#joshsayso....

Unknown said...

So sad

Unknown said...

Wicked and cruel world.

Okoro said...

May their souls rest in peace. Amen

Her Excellency said...

Oh my God, 7children @ once just lik dat, even if dis woman survives d stabbing, she cnt b normal again. So sad

Unknown said...

End Time!

Efizzy1 said...

What a traggic people is bad may their soul rest in peace

Unknown said...

Eeya may d lord comfort the family and may the soul of the departed rest in peace

Unknown said...

Very very sad news
Linda broke my heart

Eze said...

Linda i beg u in d name of God....pls let it not be u are planning to give d two remain phones to bona and onyx.....even God won't be happy with u if u make dat decision.....The 100k last yr and dis yr is enough for dem....100k no be beans....in facut dey have won enough.... Tnks for my own gift sha

Eze said...

Linda i beg u in d name of God....pls let it not be u are planning to give d two remain phones to bona and onyx.....even God won't be happy with u if u make dat decision.....The 100k last yr and dis yr is enough for dem....100k no be beans....in facut dey have won enough.... Tnks for my own gift sha

Unknown said...

Wow, sad, may their souls rest in peace

Unknown said...

Not good o... this is heartbreaking



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Unknown said...

Linda stop spreading bad news,when you are not CNN. you should be busy lifting people's spirit this season. May God rest their souls and console the family. Amin

Unknown said...

Awwwww nawa oooh God. Rest in peace oh

Unknown said...

Eyaa seen sha.

Unknown said...

Linda u would have told us dat u have people u want to give out ur money and ur phone to instead of deceiving and stressing us over nothing.

Unknown said...

This world we live in, So sad

Heritagefefe said...

Hmmmmm, end time is here, what would she and her children have done to warrant dis brutality, God have mercy

Anonymous said...

Too bad may their souls rest in peace #bright bravo#

Unknown said...

What a way for 2014 to wind down! Damn!!

Anonymous said...

Oh my God this is sad

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Unknown said...

Really heart breaking

Unknown said...

Wat is dis world turning into sef?


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Eze said...

RIP to d dead.....just wen the year is left with 12 more days.....Mistery world

Unknown said...

Chai nawa oh God a hole family finish.



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Unknown said...

Ooooh why. Seen sha.

Augustine O. said...

what has the world become? it is now a norm for children to to be killed and the likely suspect, a direct blood relation..either son,father or mother! Whats the world turning into!!!

Unknown said...

That's so sad, a single family

Anonymous said...

omg!!! this is really bad....missvee

Unknown said...

We pray she gets well soon, buh the trauma will be too much for her

APPLELIPX said...

Rip to dem

Unknown said...

THIS IS SO SAD

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Unknown said...

OMG !!!This is wickedness

Unknown said...

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This is a disaster no doubt.... May their souls RIP....
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Agnes Oveh said...

This is terrible

Unknown said...

RIP to the dead

Unknown said...

Tragedy.

Chynell said...

Chai wat a pity. May the good Lord console d parents.
Btw it feels good to comment on LIB freely again, ds giveaway na commotion, my four yrs in ds blog I never see comments roll in the way it did this year. #chynell#

Chynell said...

Chai wat a pity. May the good Lord console d parents.
Btw it feels good to comment on LIB freely again, ds giveaway na commotion, my four yrs in ds blog I never see comments roll in the way it did this year. #chynell#

ary said...

What is the world turning into, these random incidents of violence the world over are just the rumblings before the major storm! I believe these are signs of the ending of time! 8 family members?! Too damn bad!!

Unknown said...

So touchin. Eyaa. Sorry

Unknown said...

Nah whaoo am speechless

BLE BLE said...

This is serious oooh

mzmaris said...

Hmm evil that men do these days.may their souls RIP

Unknown said...

How tragic, I cant imagine how the parents will feel now....May God console them.

MISS WORLD said...

so touching...crying so hard

VEE said...

May God console and see her through in this difficult time in her life. May the killers never go free.

cika4j@yahoo.com said...

How tragic! cant even imagine how the parents will feeling now....May God console them.

Unknown said...

mehn,people get mind ohh.how could dey do diz to diz children, is not fair at all.

Anonymous said...

This is cheer wickedness & its quiet unfortunate, what could have happened or what could they have done to deserve this?


May their souls rest in peace

yawanow said...

Pyscho on the loose.
Hope whoever committed this abominable slaughter is apprehended soon enough.

Unknown said...

The world is coming to end...RIP to the dead

Unknown said...

Terrible!

Uche Emma said...


God have mercy on our world

Unknown said...

end tym..chia but e no go beta for the person wea do dis kin tin ooo #L.H.M

Unknown said...

Wow..... Tins dey happen for dis life oooo

Unknown said...

meehhhnnn dis is tragic really feel 4 d mother of d kidz R.I.P 2 dem.new day new story i wonder wot d next would be God help us out.

Unknown said...

always first 2 comment boh invisible comments

AANUOLUWAPO EZE said...

OMG!!! That's 7 Generations gone,Lord have mercy

AANUOLUWAPO EZE said...

Lord have mercy

Unknown said...

This is very sad o

Pple are actually very heartless

Unknown said...

Saw it on CNN, so sad

Unknown said...

God have mercy. This is so sad.may their soul rest in peace.

Princess G said...

Oh Lord have mercy. My heart oh God.

Unknown said...

Who wil so dis type of tin,y ar people jst Killin each oda? I don't undastnd wicked people again oo

Unknown said...

what a world we are living in. God help us

Jules said...

Jesus! Sad news everyday...God please have mercy on us! we don't want sad news anymore

adetomiwa said...

Australia ain't seen nothing yet. Let them lift the Ebola ban on west African countries that are free from the disease then things will begin to fall in place for them. And for the deceased mother, GI'd will Comfort you in Jesus name.

REXOVIC said...

IT IS WELL OO...GOD WILL HELP US ALL

Unknown said...

Hey!!!! What is this World turning into. Some people are animals ooo! R.I.P to those Children.

Unknown said...

Terrible, terrible things keep happening in our world

Shelterlovely@gmail.com said...

My God what is really happening in this world full of wickedness. Shelter lovely@gmail. Com

Jay said...

Such a tragic news,saw dis on d news dis morning.many their souls rest in peace.

Newseveryhour said...

Its scary, may their souls R.I.P

Anonymous said...

What a wicked world? God hv mercy on ur people. May dey rest in peace,Amen. oneandonlynwa@gmail.com

Unknown said...

Wetin person no go hear 4 dis life? 7 kids dead! Even if d mother of dose kids survives dis, she wil av post traumatic stress disorder 2ruout her life cos dis experience z vry traumatic

wyzzhi said...

end timeee

Amarachi said...

God help Australia , a lot of things happening especially this .My second home I will call it because my parents are in Nigeria.

Oladimeji said...

Saw this on the news not too long ago, may the soul of the dead RIP and I pray God grant the families the fortitude to bear the loss... This is just so sad...

Unknown said...

What a lost,God grant them enternal rest
Amen

Unknown said...

everyday one sad news

Unknown said...

Terrible.

Unknown said...

God, this is tragic. People can be so heartless, where will the woman start from?

Bosslady said...

Such tragedy this xmas period... May God give their families the fortitude to bear the loss, Amen!

Anonymous said...

You did not bother reading the story first before copying and posting...so unclear.

Unknown said...

Those that did this are so so heartless. What do they want their mum to do now???

Unknown said...

GOD have.i pray the mum survive

Unknown said...

It's a wicked world we live in. This is not only horrendous but equally despicable and at the highest level of terrible. What crime did those kids did that they have to die this way. God bless them and judge the killer/killers

Unknown said...

Lord have mercy who could have done this wicked thing nawa oooo

Eze said...

Are u sure u have brain

Unknown said...

Such a tragedy this xmas period... May God give their families the fortitude to bear the loss, Amen!JC

UMUZE OCHUKO NEVILLE said...

THIS IS ANOTHER ACT OF WICKEDNESS BY THE DEVIL USING HUMAN BEINGS AGAINST EACH OTHER KILLING INNOCENT LIVES.I PRAY THE PERSON OR PERSONS BE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE. MAY THEIR SOULS REST IN PERFECT PEACE.

Subomi said...

Oh my! may God give the mum the strength to bear the loss after she recovers

CLEO said...

Very terrible news, u cant imagine what the woman feels right now.

Anonymous said...

Really Linda you are a piece of shit for thinking anonymous don't deserve nothing.some of us been here since 2012 n we dropped some information u can contact us with...it doesn't work this way.we all loyal here.you not nice,you just business.post or naa,just read the Damn thin

Unknown said...

Ah! aye buru, aye nika o! God is the omnipresence, he sees it all.

Unknown said...

TRAGIC

Unknown said...

My God what is this world turning into

Juleslouis said...

This is terrible. I'm just short of words!

Unknown said...

Jesus. Sad news

Eze said...

Two of u better take rat poison...while u still have the time....many are called but few are chosen.....pray to be lucky next time

ElsieNene said...

Oh Lord! who did this??? please Lord do not this person go unpunished. what a wicked act!

Unknown said...

Really tragic, RIP

snowflix said...

Men being wolves to their fellow men *sobs* may their souls rest in peace Amen #onelovefromSnow#

Unknown said...

God help us

Unknown said...

May their souls rest in peace,so sad.

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