Victoria “Viccky” Ramos Gutierrez, a 33-year-old Latina, was found stabbed to death after a house fire Wednesday, Jan. 10, in the 1700 block of South New Hampshire Avenue in Pico-Union, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Authorities were called to a house fire about 3:15 a.m. and found Gutierrez’s body inside a unit in the building, police said.
Kevyn Ramirez, a 29-year-old Latino, was charged Jan. 16 with special circumstance murder in connection with Gutierrez’s death, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Prosecutors say Ramirez tried to rob Gutierrez as well.
Ramirez also is charged with two counts of arson, according to prosecutors.
Ramirez met Gutierrez online and came to her house, where he stabbed her to death after a dispute, police said.
"The motivations for this vicious murder are still under investigation," Los Angeles Police Lt. John Radtke said at a news conference ...