2 kids dead, woman with wrists slashed in NYC home

Last Updated: Fri, Jul 06, 2012 19:30 hrs

New York City police responding to a gas leak at an apartment in the Bronx found two young children dead and a woman with lacerations to her wrists.

Police said Friday that the 5-year-old boy and 4-month-old girl were killed in an apparent murder-suicide attempt. They say the woman cut her wrists and left a note.

The children's bodies were found shortly before midnight Thursday when police responded to a 911 call of a gas leak.

A 29-year-old woman was found in the apartment with minor lacerations to her wrists. She was taken to a hospital where she was listed in stable condition.

The victims' names were being withheld until family could be notified.

The investigation is continuing.

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