Three women were stabbed to death at their home in Queens, New York

Three women were found dead with stab wounds to the neck in a Queens home, New York police reported today.

The unidentified victims were pronounced dead at the scene on 182nd St. near 146th Drive in Springfield Gardens shortly before 11 am today.

According to Daily News, the victims were a 26-year-old woman with a disability, her 57-year-old stepmother and a 46-year-old aunt, and the bodies were found by a visiting home health aide.

The triple murder appears to have occurred about five hours earlier and the attacker fled the scene of the crime around 5 am, a police source said.

The three deceased were stabbed in the neck, said police, who had a strong presence in the area. The house where they were found is not far from JFK airport, and it’s a seemingly quiet residential blockstressed NBC News.

A senior official with knowledge of the case announced that the attack appears to be domestic in nature. The older victim was a grandmother and police were seeking to question a relative of hers in connection with the triple homicide, he said.

There was no known history of domestic violence at that home. No arrests have been made or suspects identified. Anyone with information should call to 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) and in Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Also through the page or by text to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by TIP577. All communications are strictly confidential.

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