La Verne Murder Suspect In Custody

Photo Courtesy:  LASD Murder victims, Shirley and Armie Isom

Photo Courtesy: LASD
Murder victims, Shirley and Armie Isom

By Claire Lewis

La Verne – On Wed., May 6, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) held a press conference to provide an update on the double homicide that occurred on Dec. 26, 2014.

On that grim Friday last winter, Shirley Isom, 74, and her husband, Armie Isom, 89, were found stabbed to death in their home in the 300 block of Roughrider Road in La Verne.  Although a male suspect was seen in the area, no arrests have been made thus far.

The press conference revealed that Homicide Detectives have identified suspect Luke Fabela, a 23-year old male Hispanic.  Fabela is currently in custody in another county, on unrelated charges.

Detectives are continuing to be diligent in their investigation, and are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact the LASD Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.  .  If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website