Woman and child found dead
DAYTON — A Woman, child found dead in Dayton inside house Thursday as police have launched a homicide investigation, according to Dayton police.
Officers were first called to the house in the 300th neighborhood of Burlay Street around 11:45 a.m. Thursday after receiving a call from a woman asking police to check on someone living in the house, according to dispatch records.
Dayton Police have confirmed to 2 NEWS that a double murder investigation is underway at the site.
It is not clear if there are any suspects at this time and the identities of the victims have not been released at this time.
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When police entered the house they found the woman and child dead and opened a murder investigation, Dayton Police Major Jason Hall told News Center 7.
“At the time, it was clear that a crime had been committed,” Hall said.
“We believe a firearm was involved.”
The identities of the dead have not been released pending notification of the family and further investigation by the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.
Hall said the boy was two years older, but younger than a teenager.