Man Charged After Alleged Murders of Wife and Two Young Daughters

Facebook - the Forman family
Facebook - the Forman family

A Canadian father has been charged after he allegedly killed his wife and two young daughters.

Jacob Daniel Forman, 34, is facing three second-degree murder charges after his wife, Clara Forman, and daughters Karina and Yesenia, who were 7 and 8 years old, were found dead in their home on Tuesday, reports said.

Police confirmed Forman’s family was killed on Sunday. Their bodies weren’t found until two days later, CTV reported.

It is not clear what the motive was for the alleged slayings.

Forman, who had studied to become a pastor, was taken into custody and made his first court appearance on Thursday, reports said.

He’d been with his wife for more than decade and they'd married after just four months of dating, reports said.

In a Facebook post, Clara Forman described that she moved to Canada to be with Forman.

“When I married Jacob Forman I left everything I knew to come to Canada and build a life,” she said on Nov. 11, 2015. "10 years later you are still the person I want to grow old with.”

Clara Forman was reportedly a fitness instructor originally from Mexico.

A candlelight vigil with several children's stuffed animals and poinsettias has been set up outside the family’s home, according to a local newspaper.

Forman had no previous criminal record.

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