2 children, 1 woman dead in stabbing in Newark, N.J.

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Officials in Newark, New Jersey, say two children and one woman were killed, and four others were injured after a stabbing inside a home on Saturday. (WPVI)

Officials in Newark, New Jersey, say two children and one woman were killed, and four others were injured after a stabbing inside a home on Saturday.

The stabbing occurred just after 3:30 p.m. on the 100 block of Hedden Terrace in Newark's South Ward.

The victims were an 8-year-old girl, an 11-year-old boy and a 23-year-old woman.

"As officers arrived on the second floor, they discovered five females and one male," said Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose.

Three other victims, a 29-year-old woman, and two 13-year-olds (one male and one female) are in the hospital, according to the Essex County Prosecutor's Office.

Officials say 26-year-old Jeremy Arrington is wanted for questioning, and is being labeled as a person of interest.

Officials also believe there is a pre-existing relationship with the suspect and someone inside the house.
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