Atwater Village — Detectives are investigating the murder of a woman found dead in an apartment this morning, police said.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene in the 3900 block of Veselich Avenue after police were called at about 10:17 am, according to LAPD spokesman Drake Madison.
A man is a suspect in the killing, but Madison had no further details about the victim, suspect or potential motive.
It was the first murder in Atwater Village since September 2016, according to the L.A. Times Homicide Report.
Update on July 13: Man arrested in connection with Atwater Village killing
Update on July 11 @ 4:29 pm: KTLA is reporting that the victim, 66-year-old Constance Mangan, may have been killed following a fight with family members.
Update on Tuesday, July 11: The woman was stabbed multiple times, according to an LAPD spokeswoman. The Eastsider is seeking more information later today from homicide detectives.
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