ELDERLY WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN ALPINE; SON ARRESTED FOR MURDER

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November 27, 2013 (Alpine) – The body of a missing 81-year-old Los Angeles woman was found Tuesday in the 600 block of Alpine Heights Road near Avenida del Cielo in Alpine.  Her name has not been released by authorities, however the Los Angeles Times reports that her son, 53, has been arrested in Los Angeles County and booked on suspicion of murder.

The woman was reported missing by family on November 15.

Lt. James Bolwerk with the San Diego County Sheriff said the County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the cause of death, however the investigation will be handled by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

According to the Los Angeles Times, investigators believe Rodriguez killed his mother at a residence in Maywood, California and dumped her body in a remote area in San Diego’s East County.