Ernesto Medina, a 22-year-old Latino, was found dead Thursday, Oct. 23, in the 1000 block of South Sunflower Avenue in Glendora, according to L.A. County coroner’s records.
Shortly after 3:30 a.m., a person called the Glendora Police Department to report a body in the street, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, who is assisting with the homicide investigation.
Glendora police responded and found Medina with gunshot wounds to his upper torso. Medina was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:34 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
Warren Jay Blagrave, a 52-year-old white man, was fatally stabbed Thursday, Aug. 15, in the 200 block of West Route 66 in Glendora, according to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.
Shortly before 2 a.m., a man flagged down a Glendora Police lieutenant and told him he heard screaming in the area, according to a news release from the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department, which assisted in the investigation.
The lieutenant found Blagrave and another man at a car wash with stab wounds.
Blagrave died at the scene at 2:15 a.m., said Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner’s office.
An autopsy is pending.
The same day, detectives arrested Drew Alan Friis, 28, of Glendora, according to the Sheriff’s Department. Friis was charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the stabbing.
Friis is accused of stabbing Blagrave and the other man more than 20 times, according to a …
[Update: An earlier version of this post reported that Edgerly was shot in the 400 block of North Wabash Avenue in Glendora, according to the Los Angeles County coroner. In fact, the shooting took place in front of a home about a block from that location, law enforcement officials said.]
Zachary Flanders, 19, has been charged with Edgerly's slaying. Flanders is also charged with one count of attempted murder and two counts of second-degree robbery, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. He is scheduled to be arraigned May 14.
The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported that Edgerly was shot after he got into an argument with Flanders at a party.
-- Anthony Pesce