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Mom kills boy, 4, in murder-suicide

July 18, 2009 11:50:58 AM PDT
A mother and her 4-year-old son are dead after an apparent murder-suicide near Highland Park on Saturday.Police said the 4-year-old had been stabbed multiple times, and the 43-year-old mother then slit her wrists in the 300 block of Vista Place in Garvanza.

Both mother and son were pronounced dead at the scene. Police had earlier said the child was a girl.

Their identities have not been released.

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