Brianna Kupfer murder: Alleged suspect Shawn Laval Smith taken into custody in Pasadena

Shawn Laval Smith, the suspected killer of Brianna Kupfer, was taken into custody Wednesday in Pasadena in connection with the 24-year-old UCLA grad student's stabbing death.

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1/20/2022 4:00:00 AM

Shawn Laval Smith, the suspected killer of Brianna Kupfer, was taken into custody Wednesday in Pasadena in connection with the 24-year-old UCLA grad student's stabbing death.

Shawn Laval Smith, the suspected killer of Brianna Kupfer, was taken into custody Wednesday in Pasadena in connection with the 24-year-old UCLA grad student's stabbing death.

He was arrested byPasadenapolice officers around 11:50 a.m. at a bus stop near the intersection of E. Colorado Boulevard and Fair Oaks Avenue, approximately 17 miles from the furniture store where Kupfer was murdered, officials said. SkyFOX overhead as Brianna Kupfer's murder suspect Shawn Laval Smith was put into a police cruiser in Pasadena.

"We can confirm, Shawn Laval Smith, the suspect responsible for the murder of Brianna Kupfer is in custody, after being located and detained by Pasadena PD around 11:50am this morning in the area of Fair Oaks and Colorado Blvd.," the LAPD posted on Twitter Wednesday afternoon.

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Police arrest Shawn Laval Smith in murder of UCLA student Brianna KupferCalifornia police arrested the man they say murdered student Brianna Kupfer inside a Los Angeles furniture store, authorities announced. good Subhuman garbage 🤬

Brianna Kupfer murder: $250,000 reward in death of UCLA student killed in random attackA combined $250,000 reward is being offered to help Los Angeles Police track down the person responsible for stabbing UCLA graduate student Brianna Kupfer to death in a random daytime attack at a luxury furniture store. The picture is in no way intended to get attention to this story. No way at all. Nope. Turning a tragic story into a click bate Tweet. Stay classy With illegal immigrant and criminals allowed to come into our country you can't help to see and wonder why, we are at risk. The problem are Democrats allowing this to happen. We must protect ourselves by voting for Republicans starting in 2022 to stop and reverse these issues! OMG! How awful! Everyday, I read about MURDERS ALL OVER THE PLACE! It's not just for robberies! It's for THRILL SEEKERS! These NUTS do these DIRTY DEEDS for a high! May Brianna Kupfer RIP... HOPEFULLY this SICK BASTARD is caught & JUSTICE PREVAILS! Tho won't bring her back! 😪

$50,000 Reward Offered In Murder Of Brianna Kupfer, Hancock Park Furniture Store Employee Found StabbedAuthorities are looking for more information about the suspect in the fatal stabbing, and are announcing the $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the murder at a Tuesday afternoon news conference. Black crime is out of control How many more women have to be senselessly murdered before LADAOffice GeorgeGascon will finally admit his policies don't work and endanger public safety? I’m going find this MFR 😡.

Combined $200K Reward Offered In Murder Of Brianna Kupfer, Hancock Park Furniture Store Employee Found StabbedAuthorities are looking for more information about the suspect in the fatal stabbing, and are announcing the $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the murder at a Tuesday afternoon news conference.

Who is Brianna Kupfer, the Los Angeles stabbing victim?UCLA graduate student Brianna Kupfer was stabbed to death Thursday in what police described as a random daylight attack at the luxury furniture store where she worked in Los Angeles.

Suspect Identified As Shawn Laval Smith In Murder Of Brianna Kupfer, Hancock Park Furniture Store Employee Found StabbedAuthorities are looking for more information about the suspect in the fatal stabbing, and are announcing the $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the murder at a Tuesday afternoon news conference. So his mugshot has his mask around his neck. That means he was already arrested for something else sometime during the pandemic. Why was he released?! YepImBecky Another gentle giant. I’m sure he was a good boy and just enrolled in a local community college. Blah blah blah. The $200k bounty hunt is on

's stabbing death, authorities confirmed to FOX 11. He was arrested by Pasadena police officers around 11:50 a.m. at a bus stop near the intersection of E. Colorado Boulevard and Fair Oaks Avenue, approximately 17 miles from the furniture store where Kupfer was murdered, officials said.  SkyFOX overhead as Brianna Kupfer's murder suspect Shawn Laval Smith was put into a police cruiser in Pasadena. "We can confirm, Shawn Laval Smith, the suspect responsible for the murder of Brianna Kupfer is in custody, after being located and detained by Pasadena PD around 11:50am this morning in the area of Fair Oaks and Colorado Blvd.," the LAPD posted on Twitter Wednesday afternoon. Suspect accused of killing Brianna Kupfer taken into custody SkyFOX overhead as Brianna Kupfer's murder suspect Shawn Laval Smith was put into a police cruiser in Pasadena. "This case was solved not only by the LAPD, but by civilian criminalists, the city council support and the community at large," LAPD Homicide Detective Herman Frettlohr said. "Proud of our LA County community at large." Los Angeles  police launched a hunt for Smith, 31, after Kupfer was found stabbed to death in a random daytime attack at a luxury furniture store last week. Smith remained on the loose early Wednesday and police have said that he should be considered armed and dangerous. A combined $250,000 reward was being offered to help