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Domestic Violence Call Takes Deadly Turn In Chatsworth

CHATSWORTH (CBS) — Police believe a man drowned himself in a pool at a Chatsworth home after allegedly attempting to murder a woman.

Los Angeles police Sgt. John Kielbasa said police received a domestic violence call about 12:30 a.m. Saturday from the home in the 20200 block of Lassen Street.

According to Kielbasa, responding officers found a woman with a stab wound to the neck and a man drowned in the pool.

The injured woman was taken to a nearby hospital. Her current condition was unknown.

While the investigation remains ongoing, Kielbasa said the case appeared to be an attempted murder-suicide.

The names of both were not immediately released.

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