Posted Jan. 20, 2015
Christopher Jermaine Handy, an 18-year-old black man, was stabbed to death Thursday, Jan. 15, in the 14000 block of Astoria Street in Sylmar, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Handy, who had been stabbed, was found in a condo he lived in with his mother and siblings about 9 a.m., said Lt. Paul Vernon with the Los Angeles Police Department.
An acquaintance had called police and said that “something bad happened” in the condo. Police then questioned the 17-year-old, and arrested him on suspicion of murder.
“There were enough holes in his story that we believe he was involved,” LAPD Lt. Paul Vernon said.
A second person has also been arrested on suspicion of murder. Vernon said the 17-year-old and the other person were not “strangers at all” to Handy.
The Times has contacted the L.A. County district attorney’s Office for more information on potential ...
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