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NYPD: Father of 2 girls found fatally stabbed with mom in NYC apartment arrested in Texas

Police are investigating the deaths of a woman and two toddlers in the Queens borough of New York, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Police say the bodies of a 1-year-old child, a 3-year-old child and a 21-year-old female were found in an apartment on Sutphin Blvd. in the Jamaica section of the borough. (AP Photo/David Torres)
January 21, 2014 - 4:20 AM

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Police say the father of two young girls found stabbed to death along with their mother in their New York City home has been arrested in Texas.

The NYPD says 28-year-old Miguel Mejia-Ramos was captured early Tuesday morning at a vehicle roadblock in Texas.

Police say Mejia-Ramos is considered a suspect in the stabbings. They say he was arrested by U.S. Marshals and local police on a New York warrant. Charges are pending.

The bodies of 1-year-old Yaslin Mejia and 2-year-old Daniela Mejia and their mother, 21-year-old Deisy Garcia, were discovered in a bedroom of their Queens apartment by other household members on Sunday night. They had been stabbed multiple times in their chests.

Members of Garcia's church say she and her daughters were from Guatemala.

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