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Norma Rodriguez, 48

Norma Lorena Rodriguez, 48, a Latina woman, was killed with Joel Perez, at about 4:30 p.m. at 415 W. Manchester Blvd. in Inglewood on Wednesday, Sept. 26, said Det. Loyd Waters of the Inglewood Police Department. Both were stabbing victims.

Police responded to a call of a robbery in progress at this insurance office and found the two victims. The suspects are three black men or youths. They are believed to have stolen the victims' cars. Detectives are seeking any information. Tips from the public already helped police find one of the cars, a 2006 blue BMW. The other is a champagne-colored 2000 Ford Explorer, license place 4LXE391, pictured below. Inglewood investigators are at (310) 412-5246.

Inglewood has had three homicides in recent weeks, but despite this, the city, like other areas of the county, has seen a sharp decrease in homicides this year. As of this week, 15 people had been killed in Inglewood compared with 32 at this time last year, said Inglewood Police Lt. Mike McBride.

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