HOUSTON – According to their family, a mother and daughter were found shot to death Saturday inside their southeast Houston apartment complex.
The victims were identified by relatives as Lesly Erazo Reyes, 35, and her daughter Esly Dayana Jimenez Erazo, 16.
“We are shattered, nobody expects this,” said Reyes’ sister Ada Erazo.
The gruesome discovery was made by loved ones who were checking up on the mother and daughter after not hearing from them, according to the family.
“Since they didn’t answer their phone they came to look and found the door unlocked,” Said Erazo. “They found two bodies one belonging to my sister and the other my niece.”
Houston police said they responded to the scene on the 7500 block of Drouet Street at about 2 p.m.
Officials said they are still in the early stages of their investigation.
No arrests have been made, but police said several people wanted to talk to in connection to the case.
If you have any information you’re asked to call the Houston Police Department at 713 884-3131.