Jinguo Jiang, a 55-year-old Chinese man, was beaten to death on Thursday, Jan. 25, in the 1200 block of South Sierra Vista Avenue in Alhambra, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Alhambra police officers were called about 4:40 p.m. after a body was found in the backyard of a rooming house, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department news release.
The property included a house and garage that had been divided into 11 bedrooms and rented out, according to the release.
The initial report indicated the victim was a woman, but the body turned out to be Jiang’s. He was found face-down with his body crammed between a concrete step and a water heater, The Times reported. It was difficult to see his face, which was bloodied and covered with cardboard.
Jiang was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:10 p.m ...