A 31-year-old Lebanese national, identified as Bernard Bitar, committed a horrific triple homicide, stabbing his family members to death inside their apartment in Le Cannet (Alpes-Maritimes) in southeastern France.
The suspect murdered his mother Paula (61), his father George (78), and his younger sister Bernadette (21).
Police arrested the assailant at the crime scene and referred him to psychiatric examination.
French media quoted Bitar as telling the police that he doesn't regret his act and that the crime was premeditated.
Sources revealed to Voice of Lebanon radio station that the murder motive is believed to be related to inheritance.