A 29-yr-previous man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother in Palmdale in an assault that additionally left his mom wounded was behind bars Friday in lieu of a $2 million bond, authorities stated.
Richard Flores was booked right into a Palmdale jail Thursday afternoon on suspicion of homicide following the double stabbing, authorities stated.
Deputies responding to the assault within the 37000 block of Springfield Road encountered Flores strolling down the road about three:30 p.m. Thursday, stated Deputy Trina Schrader of the Sheriff’s Info Bureau. He was coated in blood.
Flores advised deputies that he was concerned within the incident they have been responding to, Schrader stated.
Because the deputies arrived on the location, they made contact with the surviving sufferer, the suspect’s mom, who had seen trauma to her higher physique, in accordance with Schrader. She took the deputies contained in the residence to the suspect’s grandmother, who had vital trauma to her higher physique, she stated.
Maria Valenzuela, eighty two, of Palmdale died on the scene, stated coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter.
The surviving lady was taken to a hospital, the place she was in secure situation, Schrader stated.
A attainable weapon was recovered on the location however authorities didn’t specify what it was. Authorities additionally didn’t disclose a motive.
Flores’ first courtroom look is slated for eight a.m. Tuesday on the Antelope Valley Municipal Courtroom, in accordance with on-line Sheriff’s inmate data.
—Metropolis Information Service
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