Boyfriend arrested in woman’s death

first_img“I’ve never seen anything bad from him,” Kantz said. “I didn’t think he would ever do some bad thing like that.” Residents said Raymond Avenue is a safe place, although Luizzi said his home was broken into over the summer. After that, he installed video cameras, and one of them faces out onto the street. Officers told him they might need the tape and asked him to look for images of a Lexus driving away between 4 and 5 p.m. Sunday.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! GLENDALE – A Glendale woman was beaten to death by her boyfriend after she tried to break up with him, and he was later arrested, police said Monday. Susan Kim’s daughter arrived at her home in the 1300 block of Raymond Avenue on Sunday evening and discovered her mother’s body on the kitchen floor, police said. Detectives tracked the boyfriend, Soo Kim, 45, to the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles. He was booked on suspicion of murder. Neighbors said that after discovering her mother’s body, the daughter came out into the street and was crying and shaking. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWhicker: Clemson demonstrates that it’s tough to knock out the champ“Especially on the holidays, I can only imagine how she’s feeling,” said neighbor Darreyl Luizzi. “My prayers go out to the family.” Susan Kim, 52, lived on Raymond Avenue for more than 15 years and was polite and reserved, neighbors said. She owned a health supplement business in El Monte. Soo Kim, who also went by the first name Brandon, was unemployed, police said. The couple was going through a breakup. Her body was discovered shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday, police said. Acting on information that he might have fled to Koreatown in a white Lexus, Glendale police sent officers to the area and spotted him driving around, Lorenz said. He was arrested about 5 a.m. Monday. Eric Kantz, 21, lives across the street and was a childhood friend of Susan Kim’s daughter. He got to know Soo Kim because the two smoked cigarettes in front of their homes a couple times. last_img