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Friday, September 11, 2015

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21-Year-Old Male Found Stabbed to Death at a Park NR15308lp

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would assist in the investigation of a 21-year old man who was killed in the Olympic Area.

On September 10, 2015, around 4:35 a.m., Olympic Area patrol officers responded to the 600 block of Lafayette Park Place to investigate the death of a 21-year-old male. When the officers arrived, they found a 21-year-old male suffering from stab wounds.

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

The Los Angeles County Coroner's office is investigating the death and the preliminary report revealed that the victim had been stabbed.

The suspect(s) have not been identified and no weapons have been recovered. The motive for this crime is unknown. Detectives are asking for any motorists or pedestrians, who were in the area and might have seen anything suspicious to please contact investigators.

Anyone with information is urged to contact West Bureau Homicide detectives at (213) 382-9470. 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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