Grandfather bound and gagged, wife and grandson killed

A MAN has been found gagged and bound on the lounge room floor of a Melbourne home where his wife and four-year-old grandson were stabbed to death.

The young boy's body was found in a bedroom after the freed grandfather, 61,  asked if he was OK.

The 60-year-old grandmother was found stabbed to death in the backyard.

A 45-year-old woman at the Concord Circuit house when police arrived has been taken into custody.

MORE NEWS:

The Vietnamese grandparents were caring for their grandson, something they did each Tuesday as his parents worked.

The grandfather is recovering in Royal Melbourne Hospital with minor physical injuries.
 

According to police, the Chinese woman had arrived at the home on Tuesday morning, followed by an "altercation" late in the day when the grandmother arrived home at 5pm.

Detective Senior Sergeant Stuart Bailey said police would investigate the relationship between the pair.
"They've known each other for three years," he said.

"The nature of that relationship is yet to be uncovered."

Nine News reports the boy's parents were "inconsolable and devastated".

Nine reports the boy is one of four grandchildren, but the only one at the Albanvale home.

 


‘Police ran like a couple of gazelles’ to apprehend man

Premium Content ‘Police ran like a couple of gazelles’ to apprehend man

Two general duties officers showed their fast footwork when they arrested a wanted...

Man arrested after dangerous stolen-car chase across towns

Premium Content Man arrested after dangerous stolen-car chase across towns

The chase went through Ballina, Alstonville, Lismore and Goonellabah.

Blue-green algae blooms to red alert at Tweed

Premium Content Blue-green algae blooms to red alert at Tweed

Council has issued a red alert for blue-green algae following its latest water test...