Davon McConnell, a 20-year-old black man, was fatally stabbed Wednesday, April 20, in the 900 block of South Elden Avenue in Westlake, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 1 a.m., officers were called to an apartment regarding a dispute, said Los Angeles Police Lt. John Radtke. McConnell had come over to visit and began fighting with a woman. The woman claimed that McConnell attacked her, and she said she defended herself by stabbing him with a knife, Radtke said.
McConnell was stabbed as many as seven times, in a “very, very disturbing scene,” Radtke said.
“Although she claims it’s self defense, there were significant stab wounds,” he said.
McConnell and the woman have a child who was inside the home when the stabbing occurred.
Taylor Bagnerise, a 22-year black woman, was arrested on suspicion of murder, police said. Bagnerise was charged with one count ...
Saul Rodriguez, a 20-year-old Latino, was beaten and stabbed Thursday, April 14, near Dronfield Avenue and Astoria Street in Sylmar, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 3 p.m., officers from the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call regarding a victim of assault, according to a news release from the department. Officers found Rodriguez with several stab wounds.
Investigators determined that Rodriguez was walking his cousin home from school when he was confronted by multiple people who jumped out of a vehicle and began to beat and stab him, LAPD Det. Dave Peteque said.
The assailants then ran to the vehicle. Paramedics took Rodriguez to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
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Robert Goins, a 46-year-old black man, died Friday, April 15, after he was stabbed in the 3400 block of North Pacific Place in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Goins was with another man on the Metro Blue Line platform about 2:14 a.m. when the two got into an argument, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Sgt. Bill Cotter.
His companion pulled a knife and began stabbing Goins multiple times, Cotter said. Deputies from the Transit Policing Division encountered the men during the attack, he said, as Goins was lying on the platform.
Goin's attacker also stabbed himself in the chest, Cotter said. When the deputies ordered him to drop his weapon, the man fled from the station still holding the knife, Cotter said.
The deputies tried to help Goins but he was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:39 a ...
Luis Rene Luna, a 24-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Wednesday, April 13, in the 14300 block of Haynes Street in Van Nuys, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 1:30 p.m., Luna was confronted by a man outside a condominium complex, said Los Angeles police Det. Dave Peteque. Luna was stabbed, and the man ran away, he said.
Luna was pronounced dead at a hospital.
With the assistance of gang detectives and officers, police were able to narrow down a suspect, Peteque said. Josue David Morales, a 24-year-old Latino, was arrested on suspicion of murder April 15.
Alfred Lee Johnson, a 74-year-old black man, was found fatally stabbed Sunday, April 10 in the 1100 block of Colorado Boulevard in Eagle Rock, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 10:30 a.m., an anonymous person called 911 to report a person who was unresponsive, said Ed Winter, assistant chief of investigations for the coroner’s office.
Authorities from the Los Angeles Police Department's Northeast Division arrived and found Johnson dead with several stab wounds, Officer Ryan Watterson said in an email.
Johnson was pronounced dead inside the apartment at 10:50 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Watterson said that Johnson’s nephew, Michael Haynes, was arrested on suspicion of murder.
Haynes, a 31-year-old black man, is being held on $2-million bail, according to online jail records.
Haynes was charged April 12 with one count of murder and is due back in court May ...
Cheryl Diane Tyler, a 63-year-old black woman, was found fatally stabbed Saturday, April 9, in the 1000 block of West 83rd Street in Vermont Knolls, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 5:15 p.m., Los Angeles police officers responded to a call regarding a disturbance in the courtyard of an apartment complex, said LAPD Det. Dave Garrido.
Officers found a 44-year-old black man with a knife in his waistband who was unresponsive to questions. Officers then conducted a welfare check in a nearby apartment and found Tyler’s body in the living room.
The man was taken into custody and remains jailed on an unrelated matter, according to online jail records.
Police believe that the man lived with Tyler but that the relationship was not romantic.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5113. Those who wish to remain ...
Alicia Renae Williams, a 32-year-old black woman, died Monday, April 4, after she was stabbed in the 5200 block of Pendleton Avenue in South Gate, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
South Gate Police officers were called to the residence about 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, regarding a spousal assault. When officers arrived, they discovered Williams and her 6-month-old daughter suffering from multiple stab wounds, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Eddie Hernandez.
Williams was still conscious when officers arrived, Hernandez said. She told the officers that her husband became violent while they were arguing and began stabbing her while she was holding their baby. As the two adults struggled, the husband allegedly stabbed the baby as well, Hernandez said.
The mother and her child were taken to a nearby hospital, where Williams was pronounced dead at 6:55 a.m. the ...
Washi Uddin Ahmed, a 55-year-old man of Middle Eastern descent, was fatally stabbed Friday, March 25, in the 5300 block of Laurel Canyon Boulevard in Valley Village, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 9:15 a.m., Ahmed and his wife were working at a 7-Eleven when a man in his 40s walked in, grabbed a Mickey’s and a hot dog and started to leave, said Lt. John Jenal of the Los Angeles Police Department.
The woman confronted the thief in the parking lot, who “shanked her multiple times,” then stabbed her husband when he came outside to check on his wife, Jenal said. The attack was caught on video.
Police were called and found the attacker walking down the street with the drink and the hot dog, Jenal said.
Ahmed and his wife were taken to a hospital, where Ahmed was pronounced dead. His wife ...
Israel Ramirez-Perez, a 22-year-old Latino, died Tuesday, March 8, after he was stabbed in the 9100 block of Huntington Drive in San Gabriel, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Family members called the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department at 10:43 p.m. after they found Ramirez-Perez lying in the driveway of their apartment complex with a stab wound in his upper torso, Sgt. Guillermo Morales said.
Ramirez-Perez was pronounced dead at the scene at 11 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
Neighbors reported hearing an altercation outside before Ramirez-Perez was stabbed, Lt. Joe Mendoza said, but investigators don’t have any suspect information.
“Someone came to the family and said, ‘He's lying in the driveway,’ ” Mendoza said. “When his mom and family came out, he was unresponsive.”
Investigators are still trying to determine a motive for the attack ...
Aaron Paolo Flores, a 21-year-old Latino, was stabbed to death Tuesday, March 1, in the 1800 block of East Hardwick Street in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner records.
Long Beach officers were called to a local hospital about 6:15 p.m. regarding a possible shooting victim. When they arrived, they discovered that Flores had been stabbed and brought to the hospital by his girlfriend, according to a department news release.
Flores was pronounced dead at the hospital at 6:55 p.m. with stab wounds to the chest, according to coroner’s records. His girlfriend, Yvonne Marie Pina, a 32-year-old Latina, was arrested on suspicion of stabbing him after a dispute at their home.
She was charged with murder on March 4, with the allegation that she used to knife to kill Flores, according to records from the Los Angeles County district attorney's ...
Roberto Lopez, 26-year-old Latino, was fatally stabbed Thursday Feb. 25, in the 6200 block of Laurel Canyon Boulevard in North Hollywood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 7 a.m., officers from LAPD’s North Hollywood Division responded to a radio call of a stabbing, according to a news release from the department.
When officers arrived, they found Lopez suffering from a stab wound.
Lopez was pronounced dead at the scene, according to coroner’s records.