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Person of interest in Queens triple homicide arrested in Virginia

Person of interest in custody in Queens triple murder
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NEW YORK -- A person of interest is being held after the bodies of three women were found inside a home in Queens.

The NYPD says a 22-year-old family member was taken into custody in Virginia. He was driving a car stolen from one of the victims.

A home health attendant found the women stabbed to death in their bedrooms at a home on 182nd Street in Springfield Gardens on Friday morning. 

The victims were identified as a 68-year-old native of Kingston, Jamaica, her 47-year-old daughter and her 26-year-old stepdaughter. The youngest had severe health issues and used a wheelchair.

Police say the person of interest was seen on video leaving the home at 5 a.m. Friday.

The NYPD is heading to Virginia to question him.

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