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  • Feb. 28, 2012

Mantwell James, 25

Mantwell James, a 25-year-old black man, was stabbed to death Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the 44200 block of Cedar Avenue in Lancaster, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

L.A. County sheriff's homicide Det. House, who is handling the case, said James was stabbed during a fight.

After the incident, authorities were called, and the victim was taken to Antelope Valley Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No one has been arrested in connection with the killing, House said. The incident was not gang-related.

Because the investigation is ongoing, House declined to provided additional details about the case.

Anyone with information about the death of Mantwell James is asked to contact Det. House at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

--Los Angeles Times

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