JERSEY CITY - A mother and her 5-year-old son have been found dead in their Jersey City home.

Jersey City police were called to 34 Lincoln St. Wednesday evening. They found the mother and son unconscious and unresponsive in their second-floor apartment.

They were taken to Christ Hospital, where they were pronounced dead just before 6:30 p.m.

A spokesperson for the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office tells News 12 New Jersey that the deaths are suspicious, but did not release how the two died.

Authorities are investigating.