WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT: Keziah Flux-Edmonds’s body was placed in a bed next to her dogs, which were also killed by her father who then took his own life
A father drowned his six-year-old daughter and placed her body in a bed next to their dead dogs to punish his wife for leaving him, an inquest has heard.
Darren Flux-Edmonds, 44, drowned his daughter Keziah in the bathtub of the family home and then hanged himself.
The young girl’s body was found on a bed in the master bedroom with her arms wrapped around her beloved terrier dogs, Arnie and Maximus, who were also believed to have been drowned by her father.
Before killing himself Flux-Edmonds, who suffered from depression, sent his wife Nikki a chilling text message just 25 minutes after she left the house for work.
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