(L.A.) Karine Kostanyan, 49, Killed by Her Son

Case Number: 2002-03689

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 49-year-old female of “Caucasian” ethnicity that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Karine Kostanyan.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Shotgun Wound of Chest

RIP KARINE KOSTANYAN (October 11, 1952 – May 13, 2002)

This is an Armenian name.

Decedent was shot once in the upper torso by her son in Glendale. She was taken to Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, where she was pronounced dead.