September 13, 2006

Woman Found Dead in Apartment

Early Monday, September 11, 2006, Sonia Ilustre, 47, was found dead in an apartment in the 300 block of Williams Street in San Leandro. According to Lt. Marc DeCoulode of the San Leandro Police Department, they believe that someone entered the apartment and struck Ilustre with a blunt object that killed her between 9:30pm Sunday and about 2:45am Monday. No suspect has been arrested.

This is the second homicide of the year. On July 31, 2006, Daryl Lamar Pierson was shot and killed at the Quik Stop Market at 1001 MacArthur Boulevard.

Update: More information about Sonia Ilustre from UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at September 13, 2006 11:07 AM | TrackBack

I'm the daughter of Sonia Ilustre,please help me get in touch with the people who can help me solve the death of my mother..

Posted by: roselle ilustre flores at April 8, 2007 6:13 PM

It has been more than a year now since my mom was killed..Im still hoping that one day the case will be solved.

Posted by: roselle i. flores at February 1, 2008 1:49 AM
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