Latest: Brother: Suspect stayed at murder victim’s LA home
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the deaths of three people in a Los Angeles home (all times local):
A family member of three people killed at a Los Angeles home says the female suspect had been staying with one of the victims but had been asked to leave.
Police arrested 55-year-old Nancy Jackson on suspicion of murder after the bodies were found Tuesday in the Leimert Park neighborhood.
The victims have been identified as 62-year-old Phillip White, his mother, 77-year-old Orsie Carter, and her husband, 82-year-old William Carter. All three victims suffered blunt force trauma to the head, while White and his mother were also shot.
White’s brother, Terry Carter, tells KCBS-TV Thursday that White had grown tired of having Jackson at his home and wanted her out.
Police have not named a possible motive. Jackson is being held without bail. It wasn’t immediately known if she has an attorney.
Police say a woman has been arrested on suspicion of killing three people whose bodies were found in a Los Angeles home.
Investigators say a man checking on his relatives late Tuesday found his father, grandmother and her husband dead with trauma to their heads.
Detectives interviewed 55-year-old Nancy Jackson as a person of interest on Wednesday and later arrested her on suspicion of murder.
It wasn’t known Thursday if she has an attorney. She is being held without bail.
The victims have been identified as 65-year-old Phillip White, his mother, 82-year-old Orsie Carter, and her husband, 83-year-old William Carter.
Police have not named a possible motive.
Authorities say a preliminary investigation found no immediate signs of a break-in or robbery at the home in the Leimert Park neighborhood.