- The mother of three was found dead in her home
- Her husband and three kids left her at home as they headed to Mexico for a long holiday weekend
- Police have launched an investigation and have asked for anyone with valuable information to come forward
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Police in Los Angeles has rolled out investigations following the murder of a 36-year-old lady who was found dead in her home by members of her family.
Family finds dead body
The body of the lady, identified as Virginia "Gina" Cantero was first found by her hubby and children on Tuesday, September 7, night.
The hubby who had been away on a holiday weekend with their three children in Mexico called the police who arrived at the Sylmar home to start investigations.
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The incident was confirmed by LAPD detective Christine Moselle who said the lady had been dead a couple of days before her body was found.
"Her family had been out of town, they returned home Tuesday night and they discovered her. She had been deceased for an unknown amount of time but definitely several days." Detective Christine Moselle said.
PEOPLE reported that LAPD believed Virginia Cantero was murdered shortly after her husband and three teenage children left for a long holiday in Mexico.
According to the site, Virginia who was estranged from her husband did not join the family for the trip.
Police reports indicate that the late was not a victim of break-in or theft went wrong because there was no sign of forced entry.
Authorities did not disclose how she died but described her as a "victim of a violent homicide."
The late Virginia's car was also missing from her home but police recovered it later.
Late Virginia's brother, Sean Soto, in an interview with NBC4 said he believed his sister was probably killed not long after her family left on Friday.
"I called her the last few days … no response," Soto said.
Police, however, assured Virginia's family that they were working to ascertain the cause of her death.
No arrest has been made.