Child, great-grandmother fatally stabbed in San Jose apartment, police say

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Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Child, great-grandmother fatally stabbed in SJ apartment: Police
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A double homicide investigation is underway in San Jose after police discovered the bodies of a boy and a woman during a welfare check.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- San Jose police say the stabbing deaths of a woman and her great-grandson were "isolated incidents" and that there is no ongoing threat to the general public.

The woman and young boy were found dead in their apartment at the Vista apartment complex on Parkmoor Avenue near Menker Avenue in the Buena Vista neighborhood.

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Officers say they found the two dead during a welfare check Friday just after 10 a.m..

They say they have no information to release about a suspect or motive at this time.

"Anytime our community, especially in the city of San Jose, we're a very small city when it comes down to knowing one another, have to experience this type of loss, it can be traumatic, it can be painful," said Ofc. Steve Aponte

The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office will release the identity of the victims after confirmation and notifying next of kin.

These deaths are San Jose's 23rd and 24th homicides this year.

Anyone with more information is urged to contact Detective Sergeant Vallejo and Detective Harrington via email at 3810@sanjoseca.gov and 4365@sanjoseca.gov or at 408-277-5283.

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