Phillip Steven White, a 65-year-old black man, was found dead Tuesday, May 22, in the 3900 block of South Bronson Avenue in Leimert Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 8:30 p.m., a family member found White, along with his mother, Orsie Lee Carter, 79, and his stepfather, William Carter, 83, in the bathroom of White’s home, police said. White had lived in the beige Spanish-style home for 40 years, friends said.
All three had been beaten and shot and were pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.
Forensic evidence implicated Nancy Jackson, a 55-year-old black woman and a longtime friend of White’s, in the slayings, LAPD Capt. Peter Whittingham said at a news conference announcing charges against Jackson.
Jackson reemerged in White’s life about six weeks before the killings. White, known by many as quiet and kindhearted, allowed Jackson to move in temporarily, childhood friend Ralph Tilley said. She had said …
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