A mother was taken into custody in California on Saturday after her three children were found dead in a Los Angeles apartment, authorities said.
Los Angeles Police Department officers responded to a call about a “possible death” at an apartment in the Reseda neighborhood at 9:30 am local time on Saturday. police said on Twitter.
Firefighters declared the three children dead at the scene, police said, adding that the victims appeared to be under 5 years old. Their age and sex have not been disclosed.
“We can confirm that Liliana Carrillo is the mother of the three children who were killed and that she is considered the only suspect in this case”, the police said. the police said on Twitter that the cause of death and a motive had not yet been determined.
Police said Ms Carrillo, 30, was also wanted on Saturday afternoon for hijacking a silver Toyota pickup truck in Bakersfield, Calif., About 100 miles north of Reseda.
She was arrested in the Ponderosa area of Tulare County, near the Sequoia National Forest, about 180 miles north of Reseda.
The juvenile and theft-homicide divisions of the police department were investigating the deaths, police said.