A story for every victim
expand map
Evelyn Reynoso
  • Death date
  • April 2, 2009

Evelyn Reynoso, 24

Evelyn Reynoso, a 24-year-old Latina, was stabbed to death hours after filing a domestic violence report with Los Angeles County sheriff's officials on Thursday, April 2, 2009, according to authorities. She was stabbed multiple times in her home in the 900 block of North Eastman Avenue in East Los Angeles that afternoon.

Reynoso had argued with her boyfriend in the early afternoon, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials. When her boyfriend left she called authorities, and they took a domestic violence report, officials said.

Later in the afternoon, Reynoso's boyfriend returned to her home and stabbed her more than 10 times, officials said.

Deputies responded when a neighbor heard Reynoso screaming and called 911. When deputies arrived at the home, her boyfriend was standing in the doorway holding a knife to his throat, and when the deputies told him to drop the knife he cut his own throat, officials said.

He was taken to a hospital, where he was treated for his injuries and is now in custody. Reynoso was pronounced dead at the scene.

-- Anthony Pesce

Nine reader comments:
Share a memory or thought about Evelyn Reynoso
Before you post, here are some answers to frequently asked questions: Remember, all posts are approved by a Times staffer. Profanity and personal attacks will not be approved.

  Required
  Required
Email addresses are not republished or used for marketing purposes.