A teenage boy was found dead in an apartment Friday morning in the town of Pacific, believed to be killed by homicidal violence.

Pacific Police are questioning a 19-year-old male. There have been no arrests yet.

The investigation started at 3:00 a.m., when police went to the Cobble Court Apartments, located at 600 Ellingson Road. A parent reported being unable to locate his children, the 13-year-old victim and a 16-year-old daughter.

When police arrived, they found the 13-year-old dead in a bedroom inside the apartment.

The boy's sister was located at the previously mentioned 19-year-old male's apartment in Algona. She is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries, but officers have not yet said the cause of those injuries.

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