Maryann Padilla-Sanchez, a 23-year-old Latina, was found dead Friday, May 9, in the 2100 block of Ramsey Way in Pomona, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Police were called to the home shortly before midnight May 8 and found Padilla-Sanchez, along with her mother, Manuela, 52, and her 17-year-old brother, Juan, shot to death.
The 28-year-old gunman, whom police have not identified, was dating Padilla-Sanchez. He was found dead at her feet.
Maryann had planned to break up with the man the night of the shootings. He was living with the family, but Maryann’s mother wanted him to move out because he was jobless, didn’t go to school and was a burden on the family.
“I know my mom wanted him out,” said April Mejia, 30, Manuela’s daughter. “She got fed up – asked him to leave.”
Manuela Padilla was a pastry chef who traveled the ...
Continue reading »