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March 27, 2014: Sylmar Man Charged with Killing Mother

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

A Sylmar man has been charged with the stabbing death of his mother, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

The murder charge against Freddie Sánchez (dob 8/19/86) includes the allegation that he killed her with a knife.

He is scheduled to be arraigned today in case PA080143 in Department S of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, San Fernando Branch.

The defendant was arrested on March 25 after police responding to a 911 call on the 13900 block of Herron Street in Sylmar found Sanchez’s mother dead, prosecutors said.

If convicted of all charges he faces a maximum possible sentence of 16 years to life in state prison. The defendant is being held on $1 million bail.

The case is being investigated by the Los Angeles Police Department, Mission Division.