SAINT JAMES - A Suffolk toddler has been left orphaned following the apparent murder-suicide of his parents yesterday.

According to investigators, Katherine Farrell, 23, was stabbed to death in her family home on Hill Road in St. James by her ex-boyfriend, James Shultz.

Police say Shultz, 31, then took their 13-month-old son to his parents' East Northport house before shooting himself to death.

The toddler was not harmed. He is currently in the custody of Child Protective Services.