Mother Kills Self, Young Son in Home Fire, Police Say

December 21, 2012 Updated Dec 21, 2012 at 12:56 PM EDT

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Mother Kills Self, Young Son in Home Fire, Police Say

December 21, 2012 Updated Dec 21, 2012 at 12:56 PM EDT

A tragic story from New Jersey this week.

According to a report from the Newark Star-Ledger, police said a 32-year-old New Jersey mother locked herself and her 3-year-old son in a bedroom of their home on Tuesday and set the room on fire in a murder-suicide.

Read the Newark Star-Ledger report HERE.