The Hanover police have charged a man for the murder of his two daughters and their mother at his Green Island, Hanover home last week.
Paul Coote, 60, is scheduled to face the charge in the Lucea Parish Court on Wednesday, May 2.
The deceased have been identified as 39 year-old Adanique Cunningham, her daughters Jayanna Coote,7 and Shanique Coote, 4, all of Green Island, Hanover.
It is reported that about 7:00 am on Thursday, the two girls' parents had a dispute which developed into a fight. A machete was brought into play and the woman and her two daughters were hacked to death.
The machete wielder was subsequently taken into police custody.
The alleged dispute between the man and the pregnant woman was reportedly over the paternity of Cunningham's unborn child.