16 Feb 2006

Four die in worst mass killing in Saipan's history

2:37 pm on 16 February 2006

Three people were stabbed to death in the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas yesterday, while the suspected killer was shot dead by a police officer.

The murders happened in San Antonio village on Saipan.

The officer involved also needed medical assistance for stab wounds inflicted by the suspect.

The four dead were all Asian.

Police have yet to reveal any details on what led to the killing rampage - the worst in the history of the CNMI.