Noel Cabrera, a 31-year-old Latino, was fatally stabbed Wednesday, Oct. 2 in the 6700 block of Tujunga Avenue in North Hollywood, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.
About 7 p.m., officers from the Los Angeles Police Department’s North Hollywood Division responded to a call of an assault with a deadly weapon at a hostel in the area, said LAPD Det. Gabe Bucknell.
Cabrera, suffering from a stab wound to the left leg, was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:10 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
Detectives determined that Cabrera got into argument with another person staying at the hostel who accused Cabrera of stealing.
The argument escalated when the other person pulled out a folding knife, police said. Cabrera was stabbed, then the assailant fled in a black 2019 Nissan Sentra.
Three days later, the LAPD and the FBI Fugitive Task Force found the ...
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