Suspect Sought for the Murder of Elderly Woman NA16093aj

May 6, 2016

WHAT: News Conference to request the public’s help in locating Joseph “Joey” Kushner who was the last known person to be with the victim.

WHEN: Friday, May 6, 2016 4 p.m.

WHERE: Foothill Community Police Station 12760 Osborne St, Pacoima, CA 91331

WHO: LAPD Captain Elaine Morales, Commanding Officer Foothill Area Lieutenant Michel Kozak, Commanding Officer Valley Bureau Homicide Detective Timo Illig, Valley Bureau Homicide Detective Johnneen Jones, Valley Bureau Homicide

WHY: On May 4, 2016, Armida Custodio’s body was discovered in her residence after officers conducted a welfare check at the request of family members. Armida’s adult grandson, Joseph “Joey” Kushner, has not been seen by the family since May 2, 2016. Joseph was living with his grandmother at the time of the murder. Detectives need the public’s help in locating him. Joseph travels extensively via public transportation particularly city buses.

***Photographs of Joseph “Joey” Kushner will be available***

CONTACT: For more information, please contact Operations-Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives T. Illig and J. Jones at 818-374-9550.