Mom finds woman's body wrapped in plastic in son's room

A homicide investigation is underway after a woman's body wrapped in plastic was discovered in a South Los Angeles home Sunday. 

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, officers responded to a home in the 2200 block of Wall Street around 11:15 a.m. 

Officials said the woman who called police had gone into her son's room after noticing a "distinct gas smell" in the home. The mother told police that's when she discovered the woman's body inside his room. 


The woman's identity has not been released. 

Authorities said a possible suspect - a man in his 20s- is being sought. 

Anyone with information is asked to call police. 

City News Service contributed to this report.