Police: Grandmother Stabbed to Death with BBQ Fork

bbq-carouselSAN FERNANDO, Calif. (KTLA) — A 22-year-old man is in police custody after he allegedly stabbed his grandmother to death with a barbecue fork.

According to Los Angeles Police Department officials, officers were called to a home in the 11100 block of Rincon Avenue around 9 a.m. Sunday.

The suspect, identified as Joe Calderon, lived with his grandparents at the home, and police say that the trio had gotten into an argument on Saturday night.

On Sunday morning, when Calderon’s grandfather was away, there was another argument between the young man and his grandmother that culminated in the violent attack.

Police say the grandmother called a relative for help during the beating.

When the relative arrived at the home, she found the woman bleeding outside the house.

She was declared dead at the scene by paramedics. Her identity has not been released.

Calderon was arrested at the scene and several weapons, including the barbecue fork, were confiscated.

36 comments

  • Shara

    what a sick bastard, what has this world come to, stabbing one of your most dear loving family member. Since the school's shooting, i dont know why, all horrible crimes are happening

  • Precious26

    wow just a few blocks away from home ….i dont know why there are some sick people out there….may the Grandmother Rest In Peace……God Bless her and her family…..

  • mark

    its a anchor baby beaner or an illegal beaner…….they have completely destroyed LA.and you know i'm right!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!…they murder more people in la in 1 month than all these crazed gunmen on the news do all over america in 5 years!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!……

    • TIMETOCHANGE

      Mark, Bigotry and racism is destroying America. We need to stop labeling a whole race or nationality because of a few people committing crimes. Do you want the whole world to blame you for the 20 children who were murdered by Lanza in Newtown
      t?

  • selina

    public hangings for the obvious killers of anyone should be brought back. why do murderers have so many rights. while in jail they are fed_given a place to sleep_educated_and more.

  • Enrique Armstrong

    After reading some of the comments on this page say a lot about how sick people are today in America. The last two comments think this funny I don’t none of this is funny let this happen to some of your family members then let see if you think this attributes comments like the last two. God bless the grandmother and her husband

    • Pasadena Mike

      I did not mean to be "funny". I was merely pointing out that banning guns is not the answer to what's happening today. Anything can be used as a weapon! These yowling idiots screaming for gun control don't get the FACT that if one or more of the staff at that school had quick access to a handgun, that bastard could have been dropped before the death toll climbed to the numbers it did. They would have us defenceless against those that would rob and kill us and our kids. I am convinced that the REAL REASON the government would like to disarm us is so that we will be powerless against the takeover of America by Obama and his minions, which I'm sure is way beyond the planning stage at this point.

  • Steve Estada

    Where is the call to ban BBQ forks. Come on liberals. Why the inconsistency? If guns kill on their own how about kitchen utensils?

  • family member

    Let he who is without sin cast the first stone…..isn’t that what the bible states none of the ridiculous comments that have been posted could be any farther from the truth. I happen to know first hand that this young man loves his grandma very much and this is not in his nature to do what he is accused of.

    His grandmother (rest in peace) would not want her grandson to be thought of the way u people are making him sound. Keep your opinions to yourself if u only know what the new reported, which is only one persons version of the event.

    Please pray for the whole family during their time of need. Let’s not forget about the grandson no one knows what was in his head at the time..

  • lb562

    To the last person trying to make me feel sorry for the grandson! I am fuckin sure that idiot was on some type of drug, Ive personally dealt with someone in my family that was on drugs, and just flipped in raged towards the whole family. Im pretty sure if he had a weapon of choice, he woulda killed us all, its the fuckin drug controlling them…

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  • Anonymous

    We need the Peace Maker to step into people’s lives….The precious children at Newtown all made it into heaven…What a great reunion that will be someday…….soon

    • Phoenix

      Fuck you Joe wasn't a bad dude, Someone gave him shit laced with PCP you don't know the whole story either you dummy. I'm a friend of joes and we would hang out almost everyday. So shut your fucking mouth before you say something and have respect for his family.

  • JON

    drugs or not he needs to dye tonight …..
    we live n a sad societ to allow him another min rip to GRANDMA SO SAD TERRIABLE UNACCETABLE DRUGS OR NOT HE NEEDS TO DI ASAP ………..

  • FAMILY MEMBER

    To all you people taking the time to post a comment we appreciated but think a little before you do.. remember that we all have family and at one time or another something could happen to your family.

  • jakes mom

    people really need to respect this stop commenting bs. I knew this young man for about thrre years he had never done such a thing. no one knows what was really going on , i understand what he did was wrong but hes still my boy and i love him to death….. calderon family you guys are in my prayers…..

  • Aly

    Never in a million years would I think joe was possible of commiting such a crime. He really was a good guy. Even if u guys don’t believe me. But unfortunately people snap and I think that’s what happened to him. It happens to a lot of us but ppl handle it differently…obviously. At the end of the day what he did was wrong and was a tragic. Maybe jail will be a good place for him. Not death. Cus then u guys would be doing what he did. Taking someone’s life…even if it isn’t fair. But hey, LIFE ISN’T FAIR!!!!

    • Phoenix

      Neither did I. But Joe was not the gang banger kid, the drug dealer guy, or the fuck up for society. He was playing his part by going to school. He was a college student. And he had respect for every one. even the younger friends like me had full respect from Joe. Not to mention protection Joe would always say if we needed help to tell him. I don't think he deserves to go away for life or anything. Some one drugged him on a dangerous drug ( PCP ) and when it burns off you forget everything. He didn't know what he was doing, basically mentally impaired. The PCP wasn't even taken on his own will. Find the guy who gave it to him. Joe was my friend, the homie, and I saw that he was respected.

  • Phoenix

    Fuck all of you! joe was a motherfucking good guy! I know what happen and when I heard I was shocked. Joe wasn't a bad guy he went to college and everything. He would of helped me in a fight at my highschool if I needed the help, he would help a random transfer if he saw him getting beat up. Joe was not in the right state of mind, and it wasn't his fault! They gave him weed with PCP and when he used it he started to hallucinate and tripped, that's prolly why what happen happen. Joe shouldn't go for life, he was drugged on PCP.

  • Phoenix

    When I was with Joe when he would get off school, we would all hang out in a group. We would all have fun and chill. Everyone felt more protected when Joe was around. He wasn't even in a gang or anything so all you fucks saying that didn't know him personally. I felt protected around joe, he was not a bad guy. But drugs that was not even known about to him, took control. I blame the guy who gave him the PCP.

  • Marie (Close Friend)

    "Do not judge, and you will not be judged; and do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; pardon, and you will be pardoned" Luke 6:37

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