Man's disturbing Facebook post before killing wife, step-daughter

Yahoo News Staff
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The family of a mother and daughter killed in a flurry of violent incidents has raised more than A$37,000 in the wake of the senseless tragedies.

Steven Robertson, from Scotland, left behind a disturbing and jealous rant on social media before killing his estranged wife and step-daughter on Thursday (local time).

Nurse Emma Robertson Coupland, 39, was fatally injured in the car park of University Hospital Crosshouse in Kilmarnock following a knife attack, police said.

Nicole Anderson and Emma Robertson were killed in a violent rampage. Source: GoFundMe
Nicole Anderson and Emma Robertson were killed in a violent rampage. Source: GoFundMe

Twenty minutes later, Nicole Anderson, 24, was stabbed on the street while working as a food delivery driver and rushed to hospital where she later died.

Following the two attacks, Robertson, 40, died after he crashed his car into a tree just a few kilometres away. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police forensics officers work at the scene where Nicole was stabbed, in west Scotland. Source: AFP
Police forensics officers work at the scene where Nicole was stabbed, in west Scotland. Source: AFP

Nicole’s sister-in-law Alana said everyone is “devastated and heartbroken” over the deaths of the two women and set up a fundraiser to help cover funeral costs.

In her post on the page Alana wrote: “As you will all have read in the papers and the news we tragically lost Emma and Nicole over the weekend leaving three young girls without a mum and sister.

“Everyone is absolutely devastated and heartbroken over their deaths they were the most funny loving bubbly people I have ever known and never had a day where they weren’t smiling.”

'Thinking of our dear colleague and your precious daughter' on a floral tribute. Source: Getty
Floral tributes on a fence at Crosswell Hospital on February 5. Source: Getty

Dad’s haunting social media rant

According to the Metro tabloid, Robertson left a haunting Facebook post before leaving his trail of death and destruction.

“Well well well, I never thought you would turn the kids away from me. I’ll no need a phone anymore.

“I never in my life after 20 years together thought you would do this,” he wrote on the since deleted page.

“You keep saying what you won’t because I don’t care anymore, the right people know the truth, that’s all that matters to me.”

In a subsequent video, he ranted against his ex, with whom he shared three kids, the Scottish Sun reported.

“Some mess man. Is this my life? No, this is not my life,” he said in the unhinged clip.

“F*** off man. I hate ye, I don’t want anything to do with you.”

Police believe the assailant killed himself
Police believe the assailant killed himself following the violent rampage. Source: AFP

Chief Superintendent Faroque Hussain said on Friday: “We are working to confirm the full circumstances of what has happened ... Understandably, people will be shocked by what has happened.

“We are still in the process of establishing the full circumstances, however I would like to reassure people that there is no wider threat to the community.”

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