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Mother, 2 young children found slain in Sacramento-area home

October 23, 2012 |  6:47 pm

Sacramento-area neighborhood where three people found murdered.A mother and her two young children were found slain Tuesday afternoon in their Sacramento-area home, and her baby was found unharmed in a crib, authorities said.

The gruesome discovery was made by the woman's husband after he arrived at the single-story home on Desoto Way in Rancho Cordova, the Sacramento Sheriff's Department told KTXL-TV Fox 40

The children were a 2-year-old boy and 3-year-old girl. The father reportedly used a neighbor's phone to alert authorities. 

Investigators were at the scene Tuesday evening gathering evidence. No additional details were immediately available.


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Neighborhood where a mother and two children were found slain. Credit: KTXL-TV Fox 40