29_35x90 knx_35x90
CBSLA WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Info | Watch Josh's Live Demo

Local

Arraignment Set For Man Accused Of Murdering His Father

View Comments
The body of 62-year-old Miguel L. Pedraza was found in a storage unit in Irwindale.

The body of 62-year-old Miguel L. Pedraza was found in a storage unit in Irwindale.

Links & Numbers
Information & Resources On Dangers Of Marijuana Use Covered California Enrollment Methods Hire LA Youth Hospital Ratings Stradivarius Fest Tell Us Who's Hiring!

POMONA (CBS) — A Hollywood man arrested on suspicion of killing his father is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday.


Jonathan Pedraza, 24, is expected to appear in Pomona Superior Court on one count each of murder and vandalism causing more than $400 in damage and two counts of hit-and-run.

Pedraza allegedly crashed his vehicle through an exit gate at A-1 Mini Storage on Irwindale Avenue at around 4 p.m. Friday.

When Irwindale police were called to the scene, they found the body 62-year-old Miguel L. Pedraza in a storage unit, according to sheriff’s Sgt. Diane Hecht.

The younger Pedraza was arrested after he was involved in another crash in Baldwin Park, Hecht said.

Authorities said the father appeared to have been beaten to death.

(©2010 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,339 other followers