LANCASTER (CBSLA) – The father of a 12-year-boy and 13-year-old girl found dead at a Lancaster home has been arrested on suspicion of killing them, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Maurice Taylor Sr. has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is being held in lieu of $2 million bail.READ MORE: Grieving Family Looking For Killer Of 22-Year-Old Alejandro Legaria Rangel In Huntington Park
Lt. Brandon Dean of the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department said the two children had been stabbed.
“One of the adult individuals at the scene was transported to the hospital for trouble breathing,” added Dean.
The Mayor of Lancaster, R. Rex Perris, said the children were decapitated.READ MORE: Man Shot And Stabbed Outside Crowded Glendale Pastry Shop, Suspect On The Loose
“The world has been shredded and we are starting to see the aftermath,” said Perris.
The situation began at 7:36 a.m. Friday when Los Angeles County Fire Department crews were called to a gas leak in the 45000 block of Century Circle. On arrival, two children were found dead at the scene, the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department reports.
If you know anything that could help investigators, call the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department.
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