Axel Miron, a 32-year-old Latino, was fatally stabbed Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the 2100 block of West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Exposition Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call of a stabbing in a McDonald’s parking lot at 3:45 p.m. and found Miron with stab wounds, LAPD Det. Dave Garrido said.
Police think Miron drove into the parking lot of the fast-food restaurant, got out of his car and got into a fight with a black man.
The attacker grabbed a knife and stabbed Miron multiple times, Garrido said.
Miron was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 4:18 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
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Naar Oliver Morris, a 39-year-old black man, died Monday, Oct. 23, after he was stabbed in the 4300 block of South Western Avenue in Vermont Square, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 22, Morris and two others were standing outside a home when a fight broke out, Los Angeles Police Det. Dave Garrido said. One of the men went into the house, got a knife and stabbed Morris and a 56-year-old man.
Morris was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:21 p.m. the next day, according to coroner’s records.
The other man was injured but is expected to survive, police said.
Willie Andre Harris, a 47-year-old black man, was charged Oct. 27 with one count of murder with the allegation that he used a knife, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office ...
James Edwards Bills Jr., a 57-year-old black man, died Wednesday, Oct, 18, after he was stabbed in the 100 block of West 132nd Street in the Willowbrook area of South Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Bills was one of many homeless people who live in cars or motor homes along this wide, industrial street, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Derrick Alfred.
Investigators believe some kind of argument occurred that morning around 8:55, and Bills was stabbed, Alfred said.
Bills was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:01 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Investigators believe they have recovered the weapon, “an improvised stabbing instrument,” Alfred said. They suspect is described as a black male in his late teens who is considered to be a transient.
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Juan Carlos Luna, a 21-year-old Latino, was fatally stabbed Saturday, Sept. 16, in the 1800 block of West Court Street in Westlake, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 8 a.m., a pedestrian found Luna unresponsive on the sidewalk, Los Angeles Police Det. Ray Martinez said.
Luna was pronounced dead at 8:07 a.m. at the scene, according to coroner’s records.
It’s unknown why Luna was in the area because he did not live nearby, Martinez said. Police think that he was alone when he was stabbed and that the attack happened between 2 and 8 a.m.
Luna was not a documented gang member and police are continuing to investigate a motive for the stabbing, Martinez said.
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Deshaun Anthony White, a 37-year-old black man, died Thursday, Sept. 14, after he was stabbed in the 5900 block of Holmes Avenue in the Florence-Firestone neighborhood of South Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
White was found lying on the sidewalk outside his home about 6:50 a.m. in the short residential block across from the Lillian Street Elementary School, according to coroner’s records.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene when paramedics “observed trauma to his body,” said Lt. Rodney Moore.
White was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:05 a.m., according to coroner’s records. The cause of death was listed as a stab wound to the chest.
Investigators don’t have any suspect information, Moore said.
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William Escamilla, a 16-year-old Latino, died Monday, Sept. 11, after he was stabbed in the 11900 block of Long Beach Boulevard in Lynwood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
William was in a parking lot behind the Free Dry Coin Laundry at 11904 Long Beach Boulevard when he was attacked about 4 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
A few minutes earlier, William had been washing clothes inside the laundromat with his mother, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Sgt. Marcelo Quintero. He went outside to get a bottle of water from their car and was confronted by a man on a bicycle.
“We think the motive was robbery,” Quintero said. “There’s no indication these people knew each other. This man confronted him and ended up cutting him on the left side of his neck.”
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Delaney Griffin, a 54-year-old black man, was fatally stabbed Saturday, Sept. 9, in the 700 block of North Fairfax Avenue in the Fairfax neighborhood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 9:30 p.m., Griffin was walking north on North Fairfax Avenue looking for medical attention and knocked on the door of an assisted living home, said LAPD Lt. John Radtke. The person who answered found Griffin bleeding profusely from a slit to the throat, and called paramedics who arrived and pronounced Griffin dead at the scene at 9:40 p.m., according to police and coroner’s records.
Police tracked the blood trail south, to an alley west of North Fairfax Avenue, where they found the crime scene, Radtke said.
The stabbing occurred in an area where Griffin slept at night. About 11 hours after the killing, police came across a man who still had blood ...
Imani Angelique Swaffi, a 32-year-old black woman, was stabbed to death Saturday, Aug. 26, in the 3600 block of West 132nd Street in Hawthorne, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Swaffi lived with her boyfriend, Ilami Kari Igoni, their 1-year-old child and Swaffi’s sister, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza said.
The sister came home at 10:06 p.m. and found Swaffi unconscious and bleeding from multiple stab wounds, Mendoza said.
Igoni pushed the woman outside, where she called 911. When deputies arrived, they found Igoni in the bedroom with a large knife protruding from his chest, Mendoza said.
Swaffi was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 10:44 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
Igoni’s stabbing was ruled a suicide by the coroner’s office.
The couple’s child was not injured, Mendoza said, and was ...
Joe Lopez, a 28-year-old Latino, was fatally stabbed Sunday, Aug. 6, in the 12600 block of Glenoaks Boulevard in Sylmar, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 3 p.m., Lopez, a security guard at the Sylmar Towne Shopping Center, was told by staff members at the nearby Food 4 Less that a man had shoplifted from the store, Los Angeles Police Det. Efren Gutierrez said.
Lopez tried to detain the man, who stabbed him, Gutierrez said. Lopez was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:27 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
The suspect fled to his home, which was nearby, leaving a trail of blood from the crime scene, Gutierrez said.
Santiago Madrigal, a 24-year-old Latino, was arrested on suspicion of murder later that day.
A weapon has not been recovered, police said.
Madrigal pleaded not guilty on Aug. 8 to ...