Anthony Lin, a 15-year-old Asian boy, died of blunt force trauma Friday, Jan. 22, in the 400 block of Fairview Avenue in Arcadia, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department investigators believe Lin and his 16-year-old brother, William, were sleeping in their family’s three-story townhouse when they were struck on their heads with a heavy object and killed, said Lt. Eddie Hernandez.
The boys weren’t discovered until around noon, when their mother came to wake them up. She found William Lin first in his second-floor bedroom and called 911, Hernandez said. She and the paramedics found Anthony a short time later in his third-floor bedroom with similar injuries.
Both boys were pronounced dead at the scene at 12:53 p.m., according to coroner’s records. They were their parents’ only children, Hernandez said.
The boys’ uncle, Deyun ...