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Freddie Brandon is shown in an undated photo provided by her daughter on March 30, 2018.

Freddie Brandon is shown in an undated photo provided by her daughter on March 30, 2018.

Freddie Brandon was known for her Easter dinners featuring a menu her family could recite by heart: turkey wings, ham, greens, macaroni and cheese, sweet potato pie.

But Sunday was no holiday for the family of the 78-year-old grandmother, whose body was found Friday afternoon inside her ransacked apartment in the 5900 block of West Boulevard in Hyde Park. Paramedics responded to a call about a cardiac arrest, but the police suspect homicide.

No arrests have been announced by the Los Angeles Police Department.

“It isn’t like she had a safe in there with money or diamonds and gold chains,” said her daughter Mia Brandon. “Why would they target my momma’s house to go and rob her?”

Read the full story on LATimes.com.