Tanzania man, Charles Mihayo, 36, who murdered his two daughters at his
home in Melbourne on April 20th 2014 and then dressed them in floral
dresses in an act of revenge against his ex-wife has been sentenced to
life in prison.
to prosecutors, after his wife divorced him, an angry Charles killed
his own children just to make their mother suffer. He smothered
Savannah, 4, and Indianna, 3, after playing with them.
he was sentenced to life in prison, Charles is eligible for parole
after 31 years. Charles, who has since regretted his action, has refused
to go into details as to how and why he killed the little girls, only
saying he deserves to be punished.
On the day of the murders, the girls mother dropped them off with
him, he then took them shopping for new clothes and shoes. What happened
next isn’t clear but Charles called the police to his home.
When police arrived at his place, he told them “It’s done. I’ve
killed them. I’ve killed my kids. You’ll have to ask (my former wife
The police found the children lying dead on in the home dressed in
the new clothes and shoes their dad just bought. Before killing his
kids, Charles filmed them dancing to ‘Let it go’ a song from Disney
movie, Frozen and even played with them. In the video which officers
later saw, the killer told his girls to show their mum the clothes he
just bought for them. The excited kids did, then Charles looked
menacingly at the camera and said “We’ll show mum something else in ten
minutes”. He then played hide and seek with then before smothering them
with a pillow.