Authorities say 43-year-old Gretchen Corrales was found dead Friday on the 2700 block of Long Beach Boulevard.
Corrales' estranged husband, 36-year-old Gilberto Corrales, is in custody and is accused of killing her. Police say it was a case of domestic violence.
Corrales was the track coach at Louisville High School in Woodland Hills and previously worked at California State University, Los Angeles.
Gilberto Corrales is being held on $1 million.