Mother and daughter arrested in Glendale fatal hit-and-run of 81-year-old man

The Glendale Police Department has made an arrest on the driver of the fatal hit and run case from April.
67-year old Goar Davtyan of Glendale was taken into custody today just before 6 PM. Investigators had previously identified Davtyan as a person of interest early on in the investigation.

However, an arrest was not immediately made at the time until additional evidence was collected and processed. Goar Davtyan was charged with felony hit & run and felony vehicular manslaughter. Her daughter, 41-year-old Alina Davtyan of Glendale was also arrested for accessory to a crime and filing a false insurance claim.


The Glendale Police Department is actively investigating a hit and run investigation involving a pedestrian which occurred on, 4/16/16, at approximately 8 PM. The 81-year-old male pedestrian was crossing Broadway at the
intersection of Belmont Street when he was struck by a white sedan. The pedestrian sustained head injuries and later died at the hospital.

The striking vehicle fled the scene and was only described as a white newer sedan being driven by a female.

The pedestrian was identified as 81-year-old Martiros Arutyunyan of Glendale.

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