Maria Aranda is a character in L.A. Noire. She is a person of interest in the case The Silk Stocking Murder.


Aranda is a neighbor of Angel Maldonado, residing in the apartment building on North Hill Street.

Events of L.A. Noire

After Antonia Maldonado's death, and Angel's arrest, detectives Cole Phelps and Rusty Galloway questioned Aranda to ask her if she had heard a disturbance. She told the detectives that she had left her door open a crack, allowing her to overhear the argument. She told the detectives that during the argument, Antonia stormed out and Angel followed. She also told the detectives that she did not see Angel return after the couple had left the apartment, providing a partial alibi for Angel.

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