According to Peel Police Detectives, about Three women were killed in Peel Region in what area residents call a disturbing night of violence.
Two children were also taken to hospital in the two separate deadly incidents.
Peel Regional Police Homicide detectives are at the residential scenes investigating the region’s latest three murder victims — two in Brampton and one in Mississauga.
The first call was on Starhill Cr., near Dixie Rd. and Sandalwood Pkwy. E., where two women were found slain around 10:45 p.m. Friday in a home that had four people inside.
The victims — a woman, 32, and her mother, 60 — are thought to have been stabbed to death.
A 29-year-old man, believed to be the husband of one of the victims, was arrested and charged with two counts of second-degree murder.
A child was also in the home but was not physically hurt.
A neighbour, who didn’t know the family living directly across the street, said they moved in just over a year ago.
“It is very sad what has happened here,” said Richard, who didn’t give his last name. “It’s like most neighbours, you don’t really know who they are nowadays.”
“I did see an older man man who would walk a little child,” he said, adding the man and his wife appeared to be in their early 30s.
Two police cruisers sat out front of the two-storey home, which was cordoned off with yellow crime scene tape.
The front porch’s screen door flapped back in forth in the wind and inside a pair of shoes could be seen on the a rug next to a folded up baby buggy.
Over on Marmac Cr., near Winston Churchill Blvd. and west of The Collegeway, neighbours are stunned by an ugly incident in which a women was found stabbed to death in a house around 1 a.m. Saturday.