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LAPD officer finds mother, 81, killed in her home

June 4, 2012 |  5:01 am

Detectives on the scene of the slaying.

Los Angeles Police Department detectives are searching for the person who killed the elderly mother of an LAPD officer.

She was found dead in her home Sunday, the apparent victim of foul play, police said.

The officer dropped his mother off at her South Los Angeles home Saturday night and called her Sunday morning but got no response, according to the LAPD.

The officer, who has not been identified, went to his mother's home Sunday about noon to check on her welfare and found her body.

According to KTLA News, the woman's body was found on the 1600 block of West 66th Street. A neighbor told the station the woman was 81 years old.

Her name has not been released.


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Photo: Detectives on the scene of the slaying. Credit: KTLA News.