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Reports of Foul Odor Lead Police to Bodies of 2 Women in South L.A. Apartment
The Los Angeles Police Department are investigating how the bodies of two deceased women came to be left inside a South Los Angeles apartment unit.
The bodies were found late Monday afternoon in a building on the 900 block of West 81st Street, between Vermont Avenue and Hoover Street, reports City News Service.
The LAPD were alerted to a potential issue when neighbors reported smelling a foul odor coming from the unit.
The women were in their 30s, said coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter.
LAPD's 77th Street Station Sgt. Frank Montelongo says he does not have any further identifying information about the women, and cannot yet confirm if this is indeed a homicide case, though the LAPD's criminal gang and homicide divisions are handling the current investigation.