UPDATE (10:10 p.m.): The Kern County Sheriff’s Office said the woman suspected of killing her three children at their home in Reseda is also suspected in a carjacking Saturday north of Bakersfield before being arrested in Tulare County.
The sheriff’s office said the woman, Liliana Carrillo, crashed a vehicle she was driving along Highway 65 near Gretlein Road at around 11 a.m. Officials said Carrillo then carjacked the vehicle of another driver who was at the scene. The carjacking victim was not hurt.
KCSO tells 17 News, Carrillo crashed a vehicle in Tulare County where she was arrested. She was hospitalized for her injuries from the second collision.
UPDATE (2:32 p.m.): Carrillo was taken into custody by police in the Poderosa area of Tulare County, the Los Angeles Police Department has confirmed.
UPDATE:— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) April 10, 2021
Liliana Carrillo has been taken into custody in the Ponderosa area of Tulare County. https://t.co/AhMdgVTG9d
(1:39 p.m.): BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A woman wanted by police in connection with the deaths of three children in Reseda this morning reportedly committed a carjacking in the Bakersfield area.
The Los Angeles Police Department said at around 9:30 a.m., West Valley officers were sent to the 8000 block of Reseda Boulevard after receiving a call about a possible death at one of the apartments in the area.
The department said officers found three children all believed to be younger than 5 years old dead at the scene. The cause of death and motive have not been confirmed at this time.
LAPD said 30-year-old Liliana Carillo is a person of interest in the case. The department said it received reports that she committed a carjacking in the Bakersfield area and might be driving a stolen Silver Toyota with license plate number of J258T0.
The Associated Press said the department received reports that Carrillo was driving her car north on Interstate 5 when she got in an altercation in the Bakersfield area. She abandoned her car and carjacked another vehicle.
Anyone with information on Carillo’s location is urged to call 213-486-6890 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.