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News Release

Monday, March 2, 2015

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Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Northeast Division Homicide detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of 34-year-old Olugbenga A. Oni.

On March 1, 2015, around 9:30 p.m., Northeast Area patrol officers received a radio call of an ambulance death investigation in the 6000 block of North Figueroa Street. Upon arrival officers met with Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics who directed them to the victim who was lying on the ground with a stab wound to the upper torso.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics pronounced the victim dead at scene.

The suspect(s) have not been identified and no weapons have been recovered. The motive for this crime is unknown.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Northeast Division Homicide Detectives Governo or Zesati at (323) 344-5731. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."


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