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Man charged with killing of a woman, infant in the Bronx

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Police have charged a man with killing a woman and her infant daughter before setting fire to a Bronx apartment where the victims were found Thursday. 

Authorities say 21-year-old Eligidio Lind was charged with two counts of murder, two counts of manslaughter and two counts of arson. Firefighters who rushed to extinguish the blaze in the Kingsbridge Road section found 32-year-old Luisa Rodriguez dead with multiple stab wounds under a burning mattress.  

Her 1-month-old daughter, Angela Rodriguez, was pulled from the flames and later died at Jacobi Hospital.

Police are still trying to find the cause of death for both victims and their investigation is ongoing.

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