Mom identified in San Jose murder-suicide


The San Jose woman who allegedly killed her two children before hanging herself on Wednesday has been identified as 43-year-old Uyen Thi Phoung Tran.

The Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office released her name early Saturday morning but no other details have been released.

Tran’s husband found her and their two sons Wednesday afternoon on Dent Avenue.

Neighbors say the children’s mother may have acted out of depression after losing her job but police have not released a motive or cause of death for the boys at this point.

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