Deseret Antoinette Favila, a 33-year-old Latina, died Thursday, Jan. 19, after she was stabbed in the 1000 block of Griswold Avenue in San Fernando, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
San Fernando police were called to Favila’s home about 2:55 a.m., where she lived with her husband, two children and other adult family members, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza.
Emergency crews discovered that Favila had been stabbed multiple times in her upper torso and were unable to revive her, Mendoza said. Favila was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:05 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Investigators detained Favila’s husband, Jorge Casas, 37, for questioning and later arrested him on suspicion of murder, Mendoza said.
The Times reported that Casas is a former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy, who resigned in 2006 for ...