The child sex abuse investigation into the home where a woman was found dead has been widened to include the man’s children.
The body of a woman, believed to be in her 20s, was found in the house on Sunday.
She was taken to the Royal Melbourne Hospital where she died a short time later.
A second woman, aged 19, was also found in her home.
Police believe the children, who were all under the age of four, may have been involved in the child abuse.
Detectives said the woman’s death was a tragedy.
“At this stage of the investigation it is believed there may be a third child victim in the family and this remains an active investigation,” Detective Senior Sergeant Steve Brown said.
Child exploitation investigation into Sydney home where woman found dead.
Detective Senior Sergeant Brown said the two children were all between the ages of four and nine.
Investigators were called to the home on Sunday to speak to a family member who had just left for work.
They found the woman dead and called police.
Two days later, detectives also spoke to the man, who was also at the home.
Detectives were called again to the woman and his wife, who had been there for a short period of time.
When they arrived at the house, detectives found the man dead.
The man was taken from the scene and is in a stable condition in a regional hospital.
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or email [email protected]
More to come.