Owner of Oak Park restaurant killed, son taken into custody

‘We lost one of our own.’


An arrest has been made in the killing of Maria Lucatero Acevedo, owner of Margaritas Mexican Grill in Oak Park and Valencia. Acevedo, 56, was stabbed to death in her Saugus home Oct. 3.
The woman’s 24-year-old son, Jesse Lucatero, was arraigned Oct. 5 in Los Angeles County Superior Court, San Fernando Valley branch, said Lt. Joe Mendoza of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s homicide bureau.
The Margaritas restaurant is at 702 Lindero Canyon Road in Oak Park.
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