Elderly woman found dead in Hollywood apartment

A woman described by police as elderly was found dead today at a Hollywood apartment building, and a male suspect was taken into custody.

Authorities responded to the four-story building in the 7000 block of Hawthorn Avenue about 12:35 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Police told reporters at the scene that the victim suffered blunt force trauma, but offered no other details.

The woman was not immediately identified, nor was the suspect.

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