Mom, 2 toddlers fatally stabbed in Queens apartment

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NEW YORK (AP) — Police investigating the stabbing deaths of a mother and her two young children in New York City want to talk to the children’s father.

Police say 21-year-old Deisy Garcia, 2-year-old Daniela Mejia and 1-year-old Yaslin Mejia were found dead in an apartment in the Jamaica section of Queens Sunday night.

Police say they were stabbed multiple times and found in the bedroom of the apartment. Police say other members of the household discovered the gruesome scene.

There are no arrests. Police say they are seeking the children’s father for questioning. He hasn’t been identified.

A fire department spokesman says paramedics were called to the apartment located over a pharmacy on Sutphin Boulevard at about 7 p.m. Sunday.

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