LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters responding to a Los Angeles residential fire found a person dead and when police arrived a woman told them she killed the victim and set the blaze, authorities said.
The fire was reported in a structure in the western San Fernando Valley on Monday, a Los Angeles Police Department statement said.
After putting out the flames, firefighters were checking the inside when they found “a male decedent with a severe injury to his throat.”
Police were called and the woman approached officers investigating the scene. She was taken into custody without incident and a knife found at the scene was booked as evidence, police said.
The names of the woman and the victim were not immediately released.
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