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November 27, 2018: Reseda Man Charged with Domestic Violence Killing of Live-In Girlfriend

Ricardo Santiago, Public Information Officer
(213) 257-2000

A 35-year-old man was charged today with killing his live-in girlfriend at the Reseda apartment they shared on Thanksgiving Day, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

Deputy District Attorney Kelly Kraetsch said Ricardo Sauz (dob 2/7/83) faces one count of murder in case LA089562.

Arraignment is scheduled today in Department 100 of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Van Nuys Branch.

On Nov. 22, Sauz allegedly attacked Zindy G., 30, in their apartment’s bathroom, the prosecutor said. The victim and the defendant had a 7-year-old son, the prosecutor added.

Bail is scheduled at $2 million. If convicted as charged, Sauz faces a possible maximum sentence of 25 years to life in state prison.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau.