Police arrested a teenage suspect in the murder of two sisters in the Westchester neighborhood of Los Angeles. According to police, the suspect dated one of the victims prior to her death. Investigators say that the deaths resulted from a domestic violence situation.
Firefighters responded to an apartment fire in Westchester. Once they extinguished the fire, the found the bodies of two women. Both died from apparent gunshot wounds prior to the fire. Police recovered a vehicle belonging to one of the victims nearby. The two women left behind three young children. The children were not in the apartment at the time of the confrontation. According to police, the women had recently moved into the apartment.
In addition to arresting the suspect, police also took another juvenile into custody. They believe the second suspect provided assistance to the first.
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