The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced that Ricky Rene Maciel, dob 7/29/88, of Pomona, was charged today with killing his 76-year-old grandfather at the elderly victim’s Pomona home. Maciel faces one count of murder in case KA117888. His arraignment is scheduled for today in Department F at the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Pomona Branch.
Maciel allegedly killed Raymond Maciel on April 17th, during an argument at the house where the defendant lived with his grandparents and mother, according to the prosecutor.
If convicted as charged, Maciel faces a possible maximum sentence of 15 years to life in state prison. The prosecutor is requesting bail be set at $1 million.
The case remains under investigation by the Pomona Police Department.