More than once, Glen Curado offered Irma Cuevas a place to stay.
Curado met Cuevas about five years ago when she began volunteering at World Harvest Food Bank. The 62-year-old was recently homeless, and although she didn’t talk much, she and her high-heeled shoes were a memorable presence.
“She worked really, really hard,” said Curado, the food bank’s CEO.
Curado and others at World Harvest were shocked and saddened when they learned that Cuevas had been found stabbed to death two months ago in the Pico-Union area.
Police have announced a $50,000 reward in the slaying and have released surveillance footage that may lead to the killer.
On Sunday, Feb. 19, a person walking in the 2600 block of West Olympic Boulevard discovered Cuevas’ body lying between two cars, police said.
The 62-year-old, who didn’t have any immediate family in the area, was identified through the California Department ...