A DAD was stabbed to death in front of his young children as they played with colouring books in their living room.
Chris Nicol, 27, was murdered by knifeman who stormed his family home as his kids aged 5 and 6 watched in horror and partner cooked tea.
Detectives are hunting the attacker with missing teeth who fled the scene at 9pm on Thursday covered in blood in Greenock, Scotland.
Cops revealed harrowing details and said the brutal murder will live with the little boy and girl for “rest of their lives”.
DCI Martin Fergus said: “A family scene of him, his two children and his partner making dinner, colouring in books – a scene you’d get in any family up and down the country.
“A perpetrator attended at that address just after 9pm and having opened the door the partner was brutally pushed aside.
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“The man entered the living room with a knife in his right hand and brutally stabbed Christoper to death in the presence of his children.
“If that doesn’t prick the consciousness of the people of Inverclyde, I would seriously ask people to have a look at themselves and consider the ramifications of what those children have witnessed.
“I’m aware the man’s scarf was removed during the struggle in the living room.
“We know he had teeth that were decaying and some were missing.”
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