The lifeless bodies of three minors aged 11, 10 and 5 were found this Sunday in a home in Alfortville, on the outskirts of Paris, hours after their father, convicted of domestic violence in 2021, went to a police station in Normandy. to confess the crime.

The agents went to the family home where they had to force the door to enter and where they discovered a dramatic scene, with the three children stabbed to death, indicates the newspaper Le Parisien in its digital edition.

The confessed perpetrator, 41 years old, had been convicted of marital violence and violence against minors in 2021 and is under arrest.

The authorities have opened an investigation to determine the circumstances of the drama that has shocked the city.

The mother of the deceased lives in the neighboring town of Marolles-en-Brie, less than 20 kilometers from the scene.