THE BRONX - Cops have identified the son of a Norwood woman found dead in her apartment as a person of interest in the case.

According to police sources, they are searching for 39-year-old John Rodriguez. His mother, 64-year-old Magda D'Agostino, was found lying in bed Wednesday on Perry Avenue with severe injuries to her body.

Sources say a hammer covered in blood was found beside her.

The medical examiner has not yet determined the official cause of death, but police say they’re investigating it as a homicide.