A 23-year-old man is suspected of killing his grandmother, who was found face down at a home in East Los Angeles Monday, according to sheriff’s deputies.
The woman suffered multiple stab wounds in her upper torso, deputies said. She was found at a home on the 100 block of North Gage Avenue at 11:45 a.m. by deputies who were responding to a family-requested welfare check on the woman.
The suspect, Armando Sepulveda, was booked at East Los Angeles Station is being held on $1 million bail.
Neighbors told NBC4 that they saw a a person living at the home taken away by deputies.
An autopsy will be performed by the coroner's office to determine the cause of death. The victim was in her late 50s, according to City News Service.
NBC4 reporter Gadi Schwartz and City News Service contributed to this report.