Ana Acosta, 32
Ana Acosta, a 32-year-old Latina woman, was shot multiple times while sitting in her vehicle in the 500 block of South Russell Avenue in Monterey Park about 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4.
According to the Sheriff's Department, Acosta was talking to a man while her vehicle was parked in the middle of the street. Shots were fired and Acosta's vehicle traveled a short distance before crashing into a parked vehicle. Paramedics declared her dead at the scene.
The man was last seen driving southbound on South Russell Avenue in a dark sedan, authorities said.
Update: The Times reported on Feb. 6, 2008 that authorities were seeking Acosta's husband, Aaron Leonel Raigoza, 34, as a "person of interest" in her death.
Raigoza and Acosta were both Los Angeles Unified School District employees. At the time of her death he was a teacher at the City of Angels independent study school in Huntington Park.
Raigoza was arrested Feb. 29, 2008 at a motel in Yucca Valley and was still incarcerated without bail in a Los Angeles County jail as of January 2010, according to jail records.