A Jamaican man by the name of Howard Chambers faces charges of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder for killing his wife and daughter, and severely injuring another daughter.
The attack took place Saturday night at an apartment complex on Northwest 177th Street near Seventh Avenue in Miami, Florida.
Police said Chambers killed his wife Lorrice Harris and daughter Shayla Chambers after Harris told him she was leaving him.
The couple’s oldest daughter, 29-year-old Shanalee Chambers, was also attacked in the incident but is expected to survive, police said.
Chambers was questioned by Miami Gardens police for several hours Tuesday night.
Chambers is currently being held without bond in Miami-Dade County’s Turner Guilford Knight Correction Center.