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Australian mother arrested on murder suspicion after her seven children found dead

Published:Saturday | December 20, 2014 | 9:47 AM

The mother of seven of eight children found dead in a home in Cairns, Australia, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.



Police said the woman, aged 37, was lucid and talking to investigators.



She has not been charged.



She was found at the scene suffering stab wounds, alongside the bodies of the eight children.



They were aged 18 months to 15 years.



Police have not said how they died.



The eighth child was the woman's niece.



A coroner is due to conduct post mortems on the children to determine the cause of death.



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