Armida Custodio, 78
Armida Custodio, a 78-year-old Latina, was found dead Wednesday, May 4, in the 11300 block of Terra Vista Way in Lake View Terrace, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 9:15 p.m., officers from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Foothill Division responded to a welfare check at a home, police said. After no one answered the door, officers went inside and found Custodio unconscious and not breathing.
Investigators determined that Custodio had been dead for some time. Custodio suffered blunt-force trauma, according to coroner’s records.
Police said they were looking for the woman’s grandson, Joseph "Joey" Kushner, 36, who has not been seen since May 2.
Kushner was the last person to see her alive, police said. Kushner remains outstanding. Police said he uses public transportation, especially buses.
Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Dave Peteque at (818) 374-1934. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.