Homicide Detectives Arrest Wanted Diamond Bar Resident

Homicide Detectives Arrest Wanted Person, Ryan Venti, Diamond Bar

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau Detectives are still continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding a structure fire and death of John and Linda Venti.   

Monday, November 05, 2018, at approximately 8:00 pm, residents in the 3600 block of Crooked Creek Drive, Diamond Bar, called 9-1-1 and reported seeing Suspect Ryan Venti at the home of his parents, on Crooked Creek Drive.


Suspect Venti was wanted for the murder of his parents and the arson of their home. Deputies responded and were able to take the suspect into custody without incident.


From the condition of the suspect it appears that he has been hiding in the surrounding hills and brush in an attempt to avoid capture.


The suspect was booked at Walnut Sheriff’s Station for murder and is being held in lieu of $2,000,000.00 bail.   


A motive for the murder has not been determined.


The booking photo is not being released.


The investigation is ongoing and there is no additional information available at this time.


Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org