Posted Sept. 18, 2014
Nathan Alexander Sanchez, a 6-year-old Latino, was found dead Thursday, Sept. 18, in the 1600 block of East 88th Street in Florence-Firestone, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and family members.
Authorities said the child was found stabbed on a bed inside a small white trailer behind a home.
Concerned neighbors called 911 shortly after midnight because they heard a man yelling and screaming, said sheriff’s Lt. Eddie Hernandez. Once deputies arrived, they found 38-year-old Alejandro Sanchez-Santoyo, the boy's father, covered in blood in the frontyard and "speaking incoherently."
A neighbor directed authorities to the trailer, where they performed CPR on the child before paramedics arrived. The boy was taken to St. Francis Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 12:39 a.m., said Ed Winter, assistant chief of investigations with the coroner's office. A kitchen knife was recovered at the scene ...
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