Man Stabs His 2 Young Children to Death

May 11, 2009 9:04:07 AM PDT
In Southern California, a man is under arrest after police say he stabbed his two young children to death. Police say 39 year-old Amado Esqueda stabbed his two daughters and wife early Saturday morning in their Riverside County home.

The girls were two months old and six years old. There isn't a known motive for the attack.

Neighbors in the town of Corona are in shock over the horrific nature Charlie Pfeiffer, neighbor said, "She would walk with him, like I said when he used to go get the mail. She would walk with him and she would wave or you would see her out here on her little bike, you know, or he would have her on his shoulders. "

"And that makes it even tougher. It makes it even more; you know, you can't understand it. It's not, you can't comprehend it so it makes it tougher." said Richard Masselo, neighbor

Police say Esqueda's wife is expected to survive.

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