Two found dead in Lyndale duplex

LYNDALE — A woman and juvenile male were found dead inside a Lyndale neighborhood duplex Thursday morning, the victims of an apparent double homicide, Minneapolis Police reported.

Officers from the 5th Precinct were called to the duplex on the 3600 block of 1st Avenue South at about 7 a.m. They found the bodies in a lower unit of the building.

News reports have quoted neighbors as saying the victims were a mother and her son.

Police have not announced any suspects. The Minneapolis Police Department Homicide Unit is investigating.

Lt. Jack Kelly of the 5th Precinct said there was no reason to believe neighbors were in danger.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the homicide unit at 673-2941.