Boy tells school officials that mom, sister dead at Las Vegas home

Authorities search for answers in horrific scene


Las Vegas police say the bodies of two people were found in a house after a 9-year-old boy told officials at a nearby school that his mother and sister were dead.

  Investigators say they're questioning a man found covered in blood at the home.

  Officer Marcus Martin told The Associated Press that police arriving about 9 a.m. Monday found two people dead inside the single-story house in an older, middle class neighborhood about eight miles north of the Las Vegas Strip.

  The boy's brother, who is 4 years old, was also inside but he was not hurt.

  Martin says the 9-year-old boy told officials at nearby Hoggard Elementary School about the scene at the house.

  No other details were released