Police in Shropshire have now revealed that they've found a knife as they investigate the circumstances surrounding the deaths of the children and their father.
A post mortem examination into the deaths was due to take place this afternoon. Eli-Louise Wringe reports.
A post-mortem on a Gloucestershire man who was found dead with his three children has established he fell from height.
Flowers and teddy bears have been left in tribute at the children's school
Three Gloucestershire children were discovered dead with their father near Shrewsbury yesterday