Malta Police have launched a murder investigation after two women were stabbed to death in Gharghur.
A man, 42, has been arrested and is being questioned in connection with the killing.
The victim, reported to be his aunt, 74, was found dead in the family home on Monday morning.
The man’s mother, 71, was rushed to hospital suffering from serious injuries but died later in hospital.
Police said they were called to a house in Fidiel Zarb Lane at around 7am.
Neighbours claimed they heard shouting from the house followed by a woman yelling ‘he killed her, he killed her!’
It is understood that the suspect lived with the two elderly women.
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