Coroner’s officials Saturday released the names of the mother found dead along with her 13-year-old son inside their home in the Valley Glen neighborhood of Van Nuys.
The mother was identified as Natali Glukhovskiy, 39, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office said. Her autopsy was pending.
The boy was identified as Alexandr Glukhovskiy, according to the coroner’s office. While his autopsy was completed, the manner and cause of his death were not released.
The husband and father told police he arrived home at 11 p.m Wednesday in the 13800 block of Oxnard Street to find his wife and teenage son dead, authorities said.
“There is trauma,” Officer Norma Eisenman of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section said. “It is being investigated as a homicide.”
The father was cooperating with police and there was no suspect information, she said.