Na Li, a 37-year-old Asian woman, was stabbed to death Monday, July 4, in the 16400 block of Lakewood Boulevard in Bellflower, according to Los Angeles County coroner records.
Li was stabbed in the chest about 12:23 p.m. by a man with bushy hair in the hallway outside her room at the Bellflower Travel Inn, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department homicide Det. Phil Martinez.
The stabbing was recorded by surveillance cameras, but the quality was so poor that investigators can’t make out many details about the attacker, said Martinez.
The assailant fled down a stairwell into the parking lot. The video showed Li walking briefly back into her room, and then she followed her attacker outside, collapsing on the stairs, Martinez said.
She was taken to the hospital but pronounced dead during emergency surgery at 8:53 p.m., according to coroner’s ...