NY Mom Finds 2 Kids Dead in Tub

The cops said the kids' nanny was found unconscious with apparent self-inflicted stab wounds.
3:00 | 10/25/12

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-- we begin with those two young kids stabbed at a horrifying discovery made by their mother. It happened tonight on the upper west side of Manhattan 75 and Columbus. I was newborn Jeff brigades has been -- -- historical. -- new details in our lead story tonight Jeffrey. And -- one neighbor knew the couple says that they were perfect. Made for television a young couple. Good looking three young children. And a dog tonight that family is living through -- imaginable pain late this afternoon an apartment two FG. This six year old and one year old -- -- to death. In a bathtub. Thirty yeah. Or on the city's west. A frantic dash to save lives and to figure out what happened in this luxury apartment building on west seventy -- I saw people rushing into the streets right here and you know personnel having people -- and I I thought maybe it was like something like exciting going on. It was murder on the second floor in an apartment. A woman comes home to find two -- her children murdered in a bathtub the nanny on the floor kitchen knife nearby. A mother returned. With -- three year old child from. Swing lessons -- chances -- apartment. It often is dark comes -- time when she goes looking for our children. Enters the bathroom. And finds her. Six -- Daughter and her son. Stabbed to death in the -- On the floor of the bathroom is and any. -- apparently. Inflicted wounds in her throat. According to police the children had been stabbed multiple times. In the neighborhood tonight residents looked on as police investigated. The NYPD is trying to find answers. As a community grapples with the reality I just see them playing in the -- night -- and others -- -- was carted away on a stretcher. And as the -- children's mother left the -- but the sheet covering her head -- that of her surviving three year old daughter. -- -- And according to police the young victims have been identified as Lucia and Leo -- Police also tell us the nanny is in custody in critical but stable condition at a local hospital. And has not yet been charged. As -- motive in this his police -- numerous times numerous times that they had -- they say they don't. At least not yet. Relied on the upper west side -- the -- channel seven Eyewitness News.

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