Air Force woman, 36, and toddler sons are found dead in fire and smoke-filled hours in New York after police rescued the fellow army man from jumping off the bridge
- Mother and her two children were found dead on Staten Island on Saturday
- According to reports, the two and three year olds drowned and the woman had serious injuries to her head and face
- Employee saw a small fire in her smoke-filled house on Saturday at 10.30 a.m.
- Her husband was discovered that he would jump off a bridge at 7:45 am that morning
- He was taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation and is now in pre-trial detention
- The police said they have a person of interest but are not looking for suspects
- No one has been arrested or charged and the cause of death has not yet been established
- Parents were both members of the US Air Force based in Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn
New York police are investigating a triple murder after a mother and her two children are found dead in the room at their burning Staten Island house on Saturday morning, just after her husband nearly tried to take his life.
According to reports, the two and three year olds drowned. The boy and the girl were found face down on the bed, Pix11 reported.
It was not revealed how the female seemed to have died, but it was reported that she had serious head and face injuries.
The 36-year-old woman is believed to be a member of the US Air Force in Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn.
Mother and her two children were found dead on Saturday at their home on Staten Island
Her husband was discovered to jump off the Verrazzano bridge at 7:45 this morning
Her husband of the same age and occupation was discovered three hours earlier on the Brooklyn side of the Verrazzano-Narrows bridge.
A spectator called emergency services when they spotted the man – presumably the father of the children – on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway at 7.45 am.
He was taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation.
Then, two miles from where he wandered aimlessly, a colleague of the unidentified deceased woman arrived at Pallisade Street in Arrochar at her house and noticed a small fire on the second story of the brick house.
The door of the house, just outside the dead-end block of Lilly Pond Avenue, was wide open around 10.30 am and according to the witness the house was full of smoke.
The police arrived before the fire brigade responded to the call of 911 and then extinguished the flames.
According to reports, the two and three year olds drowned and the woman had serious injuries to her head and face
Police said they responded before firefighters came to the site to put out a small fire
Law enforcement said they are not looking for suspects and that one is currently in custody.
The chief of police said they had responded to one incident in the house prior to the murder case.
A medical investigator determines the cause of death for each victim.
There were no arrests or charges, but the man was in custody on Saturday.
The US Army joined the investigation and the personnel were on site.
The husband was taken to hospital for a medical evaluation and is now in pre-trial detention after being seen on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway.
The US Army joined the investigation and the personnel were on site
The parents were both members of the US Air Force based in Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, New York
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