Mother of Hacienda Heights little girl booked on homicide charges

Taquesta Graham, 28, the mother of Trinity Love Jones whose body was found in a duffel bag in Hacienda Heights, has been booked on homicide charges.

Graham has been charged as the second suspect in the killing of her 9-year-old daughter, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

The District Attorney's Office is expected to file murder charges on March 20, 2019. Graham's arraignment for the murder charge will follow the filing on Wednesday at Pomona Court.


Graham's boyfriend, Emiel Lamar, was charged as the primary suspect in Trinity's death. On March 5, 2019, the 9-year-old's body was found stuffed into a duffel bag and dumped near a trail in Hacienda Heights.