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  • Death date
  • Oct. 19, 2011
  • Address
  • Walnut
  • 21644 Brookside Court

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George Mora, 47

George Mora, a 47-year-old Latino, was stabbed to death Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the 21600 block of Brookside Court in Walnut, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Deputies were called to a residence shortly before 9 a.m. When they arrived, they found Socorro Mora, a 43-year-old Latina who was George Mora’s wife, in the front yard with stab wounds.

George Mora was discovered dead inside of apparent stab wounds.

Socorro Mora was taken to a hospital in critical condition. A knife believed to have been used in the stabbing was recovered from the scene.

Sheriff's officials said Socorro Mora allegedly stabbed George Mora. She was arrested on suspicion of murder five days after the killing.

Officials said there were no other suspects. They gave no further details on the circumstances that led to the stabbings.

Socorro Mora is currently being held in lieu of $5-million bail at the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood.

Anyone with additional information about the stabbing is asked to contact the sheriff's homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (800-222-8477).

-- Los Angeles Times

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