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.

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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.

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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.

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Anyone with information about this case can contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.