ANCHORAGE (KTUU) — Update: 11:00 a.m.:
Anchorage Police are charging the mother of a three-year-old girl with Murder 1 and Murder 2, in connection with the child's death.
APD says 24-year-old Kelsey Jackson stabbed her daughter and then intentionally stabbed herself. A warrant has been issued for her arrest and police say she'll be taken into custody once she's out of the hospital.
An initial update misstated the child's age as four.
Update: 2:50 p.m.:
Anchorage police say the homicide victim is believed to be a 4-year-old girl. She was found with multiple stab wounds in the upper body.
The wounds of the adult woman she was found with are believed to have been self-inflicted, though the nature of the wounds was not specified.
"We are interviewing the adult female about what happened in the vehicle and what she knows, but she was transported with non-life threatening injuries," APD Communications Director MJ Thim said Wednesday afternoon.
APD says the child victim and the woman are related, and that detectives are still working to determine the exact nature of their relationship.
Investigators believe the homicide was an isolated incident, and there is no risk to public safety at this time.
The identities of the child and adult have not yet been released.
Original story: 8:14 a.m.:
A child was found dead inside a car parked near Point Woronzof in Anchorage early Wednesday. Police say it was a homicide.
According to an APD release, the child had "fatal injuries to the upper body." The exact nature of those injures were not stated.
A woman was also in the car, a 2008 Ford Edge in the Point Woronzof parking lot. She was injured as well, but APD said her wounds were "non-life threatening."
A homicide investigation is now under way. APD said no arrests have been made. The call was made to police around 6:40 a.m. from Airport Police and Fire Department.