Kolkata triple murder: Man admits he killed wife, twin sons

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Kolkata, Feb 3: A man whose twin sons and wife were found dead in their house here last month has admitted to murdering all three, Kolkata Police said on Tuesday.

The bodies of 16-year-old twins, Darren and Joshua, and their mother Jessica Fonseca were found inside an apartment in Kolkata's Palm Avenue area on January 16. [Kolkata triple murder: Mother, twin sons found dead with their throats slit]

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The twins' father 49-year-old Neil Fonseca, who was also found critically injured with deep cuts on his throat and hand, was interrogated by police on Monday and Tuesday. [Kolkata triple murder: Police suspect husband]

"He admitted that he murdered the three," said Special Additional Commissioner of Kolkata Police (Crime) Debasish Boral.

Asked about the motive, Boral said: "It will slowly become clear."

However, another police officer said Neil Fonseca had accumulated a huge debt and was also involved in an extra-marital relationship.

According to the officer, Fonseca first killed his wife and then the twins in the early hours of January 16.

Police had recovered three bloodstained kitchen knives and a 25-pound dumbbell from the crime scene.

Earlier, Fonseca had claimed that his wife killed her two sons before killing herself.

IANS

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