VALINDA (CBSLA.com) — A man has been booked Tuesday on suspicion of stabbing his wife to death in unincorporated Valinda.
According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the incident was reported shortly after 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 16300 block of Doublegrove Street.
Upon their arrival, authorities located a woman suffering from apparent stab wounds. Socorro Ramos, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A preliminary investigation revealed the motive for the deadly stabbing appears to be a case of domestic violence.
Ricky Ramos, 32, was detained about two miles away from the scene. He is being held on $2 million bail.
The couple’s underage child was not inside the home at the time of the stabbing, sheriff’s investigators said.
Anyone with information about this case can contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.