The mourning party was small by design Wednesday morning at Holy Family Catholic Church in South Pasadena. Only close friends and family had been invited to attend the funeral for Tyrone David Lopez.
In eulogies, Lopez, 40, was remembered for always having an open door for his friends. So his death -- shot in the head, according to L.A. County coroner’s records, and found by his mother in his bedroom at the Alhambra home they shared -- has left them uneasy.
“There’s a feeling that the killer could be someone we know or even someone that’s here,” Andrew Mares, 39, a friend since childhood, said after the service. “So there’s definitely a sense of caution.”
Alhambra police have not identified a suspect and are reviewing evidence. Lopez was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:38 p.m. Jan. 7 and was last seen alive the day ...