Three people stabbed to death in Cairns home

Two men and a woman were transported to the Hospital of Cairns with injuries to the upper part of the body.

Acting senior Sergeant Steve Heemi said that the police received an emergency call about 7pm and crews have been sent to a maison De Jarlais street after reports of multiple stabbings.

“I can confirm that we have three people who have been subjected to the blows of the knife,” Snr Sgt Heemi said.

A man is being treated for stab wounds in the front yard of a house in Earlville PHOTO: ANNA ROGERS

“We have detectives, specialized services, crime scenes, and emergency services on the scene.”

A Queensland Ambulance spokesman said a man had injuries to the top of his head, a second man had a cut on the left side of his neck and a woman has had a cut to his face.

At least four teams of police, including the Criminal Investigation branch and Scenes of Crime as well as three Queensland Ambulance Service crews were on scene.

“We are treating it as a serious incident,” Snr Sgt Heemi said.

The Police investigations on the matter are in progress.

Originally published as Three people stabbed to death in Cairns home