She was transported to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead. Her identity has not yet been released.
El Monte Police reportedly obtained information that made the victim’s grandson a potential suspect. He was taken into custody and subsequently charged with murder, the Sheriff’s Department said.
KTLA-TV identified the suspect as Charles L. Parsons. Lt. Charles Calderaro with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department told KTLA they believe Parsons fatally injured his grandmother with his "hands and feet."