Posted Sept. 14, 2013
Frank Herrera, a 43-year-old Latino, was found dead Saturday, Sept. 14, near 47th Street and Central Avenue in Central-Alameda, according to L.A. County coroner’s records.
Herrera was discovered about 8:15 p.m. in the backseat of his car, said LAPD Det. Kelle Baitx in an email.
It appeared that the man had been strangled at a different location and driven to where he was discovered, Baitx said.
He was pronounced dead at 9:05 p.m. at the scene, said coroner’s spokesman Ed Winter.
The cause of death has been deferred, Winter said.
Anyone with information can call Newton Division homicide detectives at (323) 846-6556. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
-- Nicole Santa Cruz