By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A 49-year-old man was in custody Wednesday night on suspicion of murder.

Jose Sierra is accused of fatally stabbing 53-year-old Ana Guardado in a Van Nuys home earlier in the day.

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July 14, 2021. (CBSLA)

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, officers responded at about 8:45 p.m. to a home in the 7300 block of Matilija Avenue after receiving a call that a homicide suspect was at the location.

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When they arrived, they were directed to a home across the street in the 13800 block of Valerio Street where they found a woman, later identified as Guardado, suffering from multiple stab wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A motive was not immediately disclosed.

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Sierra was booked at Van Nuys Jail on $2 million bail.