A mother and her 14-year-old son were found dead inside a home in northern suburban Beach Park early Sunday morning, according to Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies.
At approximately 2:45 a.m., investigators responded to the 10200 block of West Bairstow Avenue to assist Beach Park Rescue with a medical call.
When investigators arrived, they discovered five people inside the home, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.
A woman and her 14-year-old son were dead and had suffered significant trauma to their bodies, according to investigators.
The woman and the boy were identified as Lailani Uy Trejo, 43, and Patrick K. Cruz Uy.
Authorities said a 68 year-old woman in the home was also injured and transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Sheriff’s Deputies also found two men inside the home. One was determined to be a witness and the other was taken into custody as a person of interest.
Autopsies of both victims have been scheduled for Monday morning.