Investigators are still questioning the
Austrian man about all five deaths
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An Austrian man has handed himself into police after allegedly hacking his wife, seven-year-old daughter, parents and father-in-law to death with axe.
The unnamed 39-year-old walked into a police station in Vienna and confessed that the bodies of his wife and daughter were in his flat, police said.
His parents were found dead in Linz, 180km (112 miles) west of Vienna, and his father-in-law in nearby Ansfelden.
Police told the Reuters news agency the suspect said he had financial problems.
They said he had borrowed money from his relatives, lost it in business deals which later went wrong and said he wanted to spare them from the scandal, Reuters reported.
Investigators are still questioning the man about all five deaths, Vienna police spokeswoman Karin Strycek said.
Ms Strycek said the killings had taken place on Tuesday evening and that the man's wife had been found dead in the apartment's bathroom and his daughter in a cupboard.