Mom, 2 toddlers fatally stabbed in NYC apartment

NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City are investigating the stabbing deaths of a mother and her two young children.

Police say the bodies of a 1-year-old child, a 2-year-old child and a 21-year-old woman were found dead in an apartment in the Jamaica section of Queens Sunday night.

A police spokesman says the victims were stabbed multiple times. The names of the victims have not yet been released and police say no suspects were in custody. Homicide detectives are investigating.

A fire department spokesman said EMS was called to the apartment located over a pharmacy on Sutphin Boulevard at about 7 p.m. Sunday.

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