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News Release

Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Media Relations

Man Stabbed to Death in His Apartment


Los Angeles: Hollenbeck Homicide Detectives are investigating the murder of a 60 year-old Iranian man found inside his apartment.

On Monday, May 16, 2005, around 4:30 p.m., Hollenbeck Patrol Officers were dispatched to a radio call for a death investigation in the 5300 block of Via Marisol Avenue.

After entering the apartment, the officers found the victim lying on a bed in the living room, with a single stab wound to his upper body. The Los Angeles City Fire Department responded and attempted to revive the victim. He was pronounced dead at 4:35 p.m.

Anyone with information about this incident is requested to call Hollenbeck Homicide Detectives Gutierrez or Caballero at 323-526-3142, or the watch commander at 213-485-2942 during daytime hours. On weekends or after hours, contact the toll free 24-hour number at the Detective Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).