VALLEY GLEN (CBSLA) – A woman and her teen son were found murdered in a Valley Glen apartment late Wednesday night.


At about 11:50 p.m., Los Angeles police responded to an apartment complex at 13843 Oxnard St. after a man called 911 to report he had just come home to find the bodies of his 40-year-old wife and 13-year-old son. No names were released.

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The mother and son were likely targeted, police said, and both suffered some kind of deadly trauma. Investigators do not believe this is a murder-suicide. There was no immediate word on the exact causes of death.

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Neighbors who spoke to CBS2 said they did not hear anything out of the ordinary Wednesday night.

Police told CBS2 they are investigating the case as a double-homicide. The victims’ father and husband is cooperating with detectives, police said. Police were tight-lipped regarding whether he was a suspect in the case.

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Officers guarded the apartment overnight Wednesday as they waited for a search warrant. Police had established a mobile command post and were still on scene as of 11 a.m. Thursday.