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New York City Police Department personnel carry bags from a residential building in New York's Harlem neighborhood, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. The NYPD says three people, including a child, are dead in what's being investigated as a double homicide and a suicide. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says a couple and their child are dead in what's being investigated as a double homicide and a suicide.

Police responding to a 911 call found 42-year-old Jennifer Schlecht and 5-year-old Abaynesh Schlecht Tedla dead with neck trauma in a Harlem apartment at around 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday.

The mother's body was in a bathroom and the little girl was in a bedroom.

The child's father, 46-year-old Yonathan Tedla, was also dead in a bedroom.

The circumstances are under investigation.

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