UPDATED 1/20/14, 7:10 PM: Detectives Monday were seeking the father of two toddler girls as the suspect in the slaying of his daughters and their mother Sunday night in a walkup apartment in South Jamaica, Queens.
The suspect, Miguel Mejia-Ramos, 28, drives a white 2001 Chevrolet commerical van as well as a white 1995 Dodge sport utility vehicle, police said.
Mejia-Ramos is believed by investigators to have stabbed girlfriend Deisy Garcia, 21, and the couple’s daughters Daniela Mejia, 2, and Yoselin Mejia, 1, numerous times during an attack in a one-bedroom apartment at 90-20 Sutphin Blvd.
Each of the victims suffered what police described as “multiple stab wounds. All three were pronounced dead at the scene.
Police officials asked for the public’s help finding the Mejia-Ramos and released a photo of him late Monday dressed in formal attire. Police said the Chevrolet commerical van has the license plate 22128MD while the white Dodge SUV bears the plate GHS2798.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-8477, text TIPS577 to CRIMES or visit nypdcrimestoppers.com.