Son allegedly throws mom from apartment window during fight, killing her: LAPD

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The 7400 block of Hazeltine Avenue. (GoogleMaps via KTLA)

VAN NUYS, Calif. — A son allegedly threw his mother out of her apartment window during a middle-of-the-night fight Monday then stomped on her head, killing the woman, KTLA reports.

Officers were called shortly before 3 a.m. to the 7400 block of Hazeltine Avenue in Van Nuys, a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley about 20 miles northwest of Downtown Los Angeles, a Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman told the station.

The son allegedly threw his mother out of the window of her second-floor apartment, police said. Witnesses reported seeing the man jump out the window after her then stomp on her head.

Both mother and son were taken to a hospital, where the woman later died.

The son, who is in his 40s, is in police custody, KTLA reports. He has not been identified.

The deceased woman’s name also has not been released. Police said she is in her 70s.