ADVERTISEMENT

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 on Sutphin Boulevard in the Jamaica section of Queens Sunday night.

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

A fire department spokesman said EMS was called to the apartment located over a pharmacy at 90-20 Sutphin Blvd. at about 7 p.m. Sunday.