GARDEN GROVE (CBSLA) – A 62-year-old woman was found stabbed to death in the bedroom of a Garden Grove condo Tuesday night, and investigators are searching for the victim’s son, considered a person of interest in the case, authorities say.


Vivian Wolff was discovered when Garden Grove police were called at 9:43 p.m. to a condo complex known as the Flower Tree, in the 14000 block of Flower Street, just off Westminster Boulevard.

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Police did not immediately release her name or disclose who initially called 911.

Garden Grove police Lt. Carl Whitney told CBS2 Wednesday the woman was renting a room in the condo along with her 28-year-old son. Jonathan Michael Warner is at large and is considered a person of interest in the case. The two were last seen alive on Saturday.


There was no word on a motive.

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Neighbors told CBS2 that the condo was owned by a widow in her 50s who had been living there alone until recently, when the victim appeared to have moved in as a tenant. One man told CBS2 he saw the widow walking alone just hours before police arrived Tuesday night.

“Yesterday, about 7:30…I was working in my garage and saw her,” neighbor Armando Martinez told CBS2 Wednesday.

Detectives at the scene were seen taping off a black Kia Sportage parked in front of the complex.

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No arrests have been made and no suspect description was released.