Eight-year old Mylee Billingham was stabbed to death in her own home, Her father has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Mylee was found with serious stab injuries and rushed to Hospital, but died a short time later.
Her father Bill Billingham aged 54 is a murder suspect in the case, he has been arrested he remains in a critical condition after attempts failed to take his own life.
Police say they are not looking for anyone else in relation to the murder.
He is under a police guard after he was discovered with a stab wound to his stomach and will have to undergo surgery.
Police officers responding to a domestic incident were called to a house in Brownhills near Walsall in West Mindlands at 9.15pm on Saturday.
Her father uploaded a photo of Mylee to his Facebook profile just before emergency services were alerted to the tragedy.
The post was captioned with the words “Pitza on bed Iv Moo x.”
The girl was pictured on her bed smiling with two plates of pizza in front of her, Moments later she was murdered.
A post-mortem examination will take place later to establish the exact cause of Mylee’s death.
West Midlands Police said Billingham is yet to be questioned by officers due to his condition.