News Man charged after 2 children, mother found dead on Staten Island, NYPD says The crest on the jacket of a New York City police officer while on patrol. Photo Credit: iStock By Matthew Chayes and Shaye Weaver firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com @chayesmatthew Updated June 23, 2019 4:07 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A Staten Island man was charged in connection with the killing of his two children and their mother, according to the NYPD. After a 911 call about "an assault in progress," officers dispatched to a Palisade Street address at 10:30 a.m. Saturday and came upon a smoke-filled residence where they found three bodies — a woman, 37-year-old U.S. military servicewoman Alla Ausheva, and two boys, Ivan Walker and Elia Walker, ages 2 and 3, said Assistant Chief Kenneth Corey, the NYPD's commander for Staten Island. The bodies were all found in a single room, Corey said, and the case is being treated as a homicide. The medical examiner will determine the causes of death. About two hours before the discovery, the suspect, later identified as Shane Walker, 36, also a member of the military, was found walking along the nearby Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, and was hospitalized for an evaluation, Corey said. What precipitated the 911 call was not disclosed. There had been one call to the police about a domestic disturbance at the same address before, Corey said, but he did not elaborate. At about 2 p.m. on Sunday, Walker was arrested and charged with murder, manslaughter, arson and criminal possession of a weapon, police said. By Matthew Chayes and Shaye Weaver firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com @chayesmatthew Matthew Chayes, a Newsday reporter since 2007, covers New York City Hall. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.