3 brothers found stabbed to death in car in Los Angeles

Three young brothers were found stabbed to death inside a vehicle parked outside a South Los Angeles elementary school, while a man suspected to be their father was in critical condition, police said.


The brothers, ages 8 to 12, were found dead of multiple stab wounds in the back of an SUV, while a man in the front seat was alive but bleeding with stab wounds to his chest, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said.

The man was in critical condition at a hospital, while the boys were pronounced dead and later taken to a coroner's office. A knife was recovered from the front passenger seat, police said.

Detectives believe they have a suspect in custody, but Beck declined to be more specific about that person's identity.

"These are horrific incidents," Beck said. "These are incidents that have scarred not only a community but the first responders that have to handle them."
"It is a sad day in LA," he said.
John Sorrentino, whose furniture store is next to the crime scene, said he was the one who first spotted the bloody scene and called 911.

"I saw this man behind the steering wheel covered in blood," he said. "I got a little bit closer, and I saw a young child in the back seat and his eyes were half open and he was covered in blood CONTINUE READING


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