Wife Charged With Husband's Murder, On The Run With 2 Daughters

Leticia Smith left the home with their two young daughters, four-year-old Abigail and eight-year-old Isabell. The family was traveling in a 2010 silver four-door Honda Accord with license plate 7FBT742.

February 06, 2019

Leticia Smith [San Bernadino Sheriff's Facebook page]

Leticia Smith [San Bernadino Sheriff's Facebook page]

By: Michelle Sigona
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VICTORVILLE, CA — On May 12, 2015, authorities were called to a home in Victorville to perform a check on one of the residents inside. Deputies say 35-year-old Antione Smith had missed several days of work and had not been heard from by anyone.

When authorities entered the house around 8 P.M., they located Antione — but he was deceased. According to a press release, he was found dead in his bedroom and they believe he was a victim of a homicide. The suspect in the murder was later identified as Antoine’s wife, Leticia Smith. The couple had worked together on a military base.

Abigail Smith [NCMEC]

Abigail Smith [NCMEC]

NBC Los Angeles said according to Leticia’s mother, who did not want to be identified, her daughter felt trapped in her marriage and was unhappy with Antoine. The official motive for the murder has not been revealed by the sheriff's department.

A neighbor told the news station the last time they saw Antoine alive, he was arguing with his wife. Another neighbor, identified as Osvaldo Macias, told CBS, “We heard like a shotgun blast go off.”

Isabell Smith [NCMEC]

Isabell Smith [NCMEC]

Investigators say Leticia Smith left the home with their two young daughters, four-year-old Abigail and eight-year-old Isabell. The family was traveling in a 2010 silver four-door Honda Accord with license plate 7FBT742.

Leticia Smith is considered armed and dangerous.

TRAITS & CHARACTERISTICS:

Leticia Smith:

  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Age: Around 36-years-old
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eyes: Brown
  • Last seen: Around May 4 or 5, 2015
  • Location: Victorville, CA

Isabell Smith:

  • Weight: 65 pounds
  • Height: 3 feet 6 inches
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Biracial
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eyes: Brown
  • Date of birth: November 7, 2005
  • Missing from: Victorville, CA
  • Missing since: May 11, 2015

Abigail Smith:

  • Weight: 45 pounds
  • Height: 3 feet tall
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Biracial
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eyes: Brown
  • Date of birth: May 18, 2011
  • Missing from: Victorville, CA
  • Missing since: May 11, 2015

If you know anything about this case, please contact our hotline (833-3-PURSUE) or submit a tip online.

For more on this case, watch the “Crocodile Tears” episode of In Pursuit With John Walsh on Wednesday, February 6 at 10/9c on Investigation Discovery! Or catch up on ID GO.

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