Cecilia Meza, a 41-year-old Latina, was pronounced dead on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the 800 block of West Colorado Boulevard in Monrovia, according to Los Angeles County authorities.
Meza was found in her upstairs apartment along with her 17-year-old daughter, Kelsey Meza, who was also dead, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Derrick Alfred.
The mother’s boyfriend, Nimrod Perez Guerrero, 33, also lived in the apartment and is now wanted as a suspect in the double slaying, Alfred said.
The three lived across the street from Monrovia High School, where Kelsey was a senior. Tearful students gathered outside the apartment on Wednesday afternoon as investigators worked at the scene.
“There were lots of very upset children outside,” Alfred said. “She was liked by plenty of people.”
Monrovia School District Supt. Katherine Thorossian issued a statement on Thursday, saying the school would be providing grief ...