(L.A.) Linda Valachovic, 53, Died from Strangulation

Case Number: 2023-10172

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 53-year-old White/Caucasian female that occurred at a residence in Culver City.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Linda Valachovic.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Strangulation

RIP LINDA ROSE VALACHOVIC (September 14, 1969 – August 6, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 12:05 a.m.

Officers were dispatched to 5005 Showboat Place, between Jefferson Boulevard and West Los Angeles College, at around 11:15 p.m. Saturday evening in response to calls of the dispute.

Upon arrival, they found 53-year-old Linda Valachovic dead. They detained a juvenile suspect at the scene. The murder was apparently the result of a family dispute.

The decedent’s LinkedIn profile says she was an aerospace engineer at Orbital ATK. Her Ph.D. in Chemical Physics was from the University of Southern California.

The cause of death was made public by the medical examiner on August 11.