(NEW YORK) — A man wanted for questioning in the stabbing death of his wife and two children was located in Texas on Monday.
Agents with the U.S. Marshal’s Service took Miguel Mejia-Ramos, 28, into custody on a highway between Houston and San Antonio. Mejia-Ramos may have been on his way to Mexico, reports ABC News affiliate WABC-TV.
The bodies of Deisy Garcia, 21, and her two daughters, Yaslin Mejia, 1, and Daniela Mejia, 2, were found in their Queens apartment on Sunday. Each had suffered multiple stab wounds, WABC reported.
Three bloody knives were found in the room.
Charges are still pending for Mejia-Ramos. New York Police Department homicide detectives are traveling to Texas to begin extradition proceedings.
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