French woman kills three kids, self

Paris, Feb 4: A 22-year-old woman killed her three daughters aged three years, two years and just 17 days before hanging herself in a town in western France, just a few days after her husband committed suicide, Xinhua reported Monday.

Police found the bodies of the young mother and her daughters in Saint-Gelais commune.

The Le Parisien daily said the woman wrote a letter explaining the reasons for her suicide and also detailed the funeral arrangements.

Her husband killed himself in January due to work and financial problems.

IANS