Woman, two children found dead in San Jose apartment

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Woman, two children found dead in San Jose apartment

SAN JOSE (KRON) — San Jose police are investigating after a woman and two children were found dead in an apartment Wednesday afternoon. 

Police say officers responded just before 12:30 p.m. today to a report of a suicide in the 5300 block of Dent Avenue in San Jose. 

When officers arrived on scene, they found a woman and two young children deceased inside an apartment. 

A family friend tells KRON4 the woman lived in the apartment with her husband and two sons, believed to be ages 5 and 7. 

The police department says homicide detectives are on scene. 

The family friend believes the mother may have become depressed after losing her job.

Those with information are asked to contact the San Jose Police Department at 408-277-5283

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