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-- absolutely stunning story even by New York City standards on the covers of all of our papers this morning.
When we learned that police now say and -- is suspected of stabbing to death to very young children.
Before turning the knife on her own neck in front of their mother.
According to the new York city police commissioner the mother.
-- it -- Came home yesterday afternoon with her three year old daughter after a swim lesson.
While it is dark.
And I'm good looking for the children.
It is the best.
-- Six year old daughter -- year old son.
The police commissioner says the -- was apparently stabbing herself as the mother of those two children walked into that bathroom war.
The mom and kept a blogger for kids daily adventures her six year old daughter lute -- -- loved art projects and all things princess.
And her youngest child two year old led Leo had just learned to walk.
The mother said he was speaking clearly asking for a fresh bagel and cold milk.
Tonight both children or did.
The chief fox report correspondent Jonathan Hunt is live outside the apartment on Manhattan's upper west side.
Demanded that the whole city affected by this job.
Yeah and the shock and horror of this tragedy -- being expressed.
In a makeshift memorial that is building up outside this apartment building behind me.
Flowers have been left children's toys have been placed -- And we watched -- earlier today is too young women both carrying their own a very young babies.
-- and place to bouquets in that memorial one of them then turning away.
Clearly unable to stop the tears from coming among the tributes also to tiny little -- -- with a handwritten note next to them saying.
Rest in peace little angels.
We also spoke to a neighbor today Charlotte Friedman -- she was the one.
Who first call -- 911.
When she heard the mother's blood curdling screams listen.
Came down any out of bed and heard screaming which was amazing kind of explain that -- -- -- -- line and was obviously a primal scream Hewlett's claiming.
From someplace else -- -- -- almost not human sound route.
I'm -- screening from someplace else -- -- That's Shannon who rallied in my head you know I just now the live -- -- -- I didn't -- that I could be there.
Charlotte Friedman also said chip that she rode the elevator -- with the nanny.
And the two young children.
Just thirteen minutes this whole this whole incident unfolded she said she spoke to six year old -- here she said she seemed you know woods.
Happy happy happy and said she'd just been -- single -- unthinkable -- have you learned anything more about this Manning.
Well we know that she is fifty years old her name is you'll -- Ortega she's a US citizen.
Originally from the Dominican Republic in fact.
The -- family had actually traveled to the did the Dominican Republic.
Spent time with Ortega -- family and they described them on their own blog as quote the wonderful.
-- cops say they have found out.
Nothing in Ortega is back -- or indeed her relationship with the crime family which could have given any indication whatsoever.
Though there were any problems the criminal -- they have not they've been able to speak.
Two Ortega at.
At this stage because she is in the hospital.
In a medically induced coma by the way -- in this neighborhood where there are so many families with so many children.
A lot of data plans and babysitters are likely being canceled tonight -- a lot of parents likely holding their children.
Just that little bit closer.
JR mansions in the picture in that cover one of the local papers today.
Of a firefighter trying to breathe life back into a tiny little child just rattle the whole city -- court today.
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