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Crime Time Tuesday


Crime Time Tuesday

Woman pleaded no contest to the Murder of her 19-day-old son after thorough investigation by LASD and LADA.

#LASD Homicide Bureau Investigators, working closely with detectives from LASD’s Special Victim’s Bureau diligently finalized a compelling investigation. In coordination with the determined assistance of Deputy District Attornies from the Family Violence Division, these teams of professionals hope to bring closure to the case of a 19-day-old infant’s tragic death. 

The infant’s mother, 24 year-old Calixta Landa, has pleaded no contest to second degree murder after causing multiple injuries and death to her 19-day-old son in July 2016. She is expected in court for sentencing on March 12, 2019.

For the full County of Los Angeles District Attorney News Release visit:
http://da.lacounty.gov/sites/default/files/press/011419_Mother_Pleads_to_Murdering_Infant_Son.pdf