Byron Young Nettles, a 52-year-old black man, died Friday, March 1, after he was stabbed in the 100 block of South Euclid Avenue in Pasadena, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Nettles was the manager of the Euclid Villa Transition Housing for families moving out of homelessness, an apartment complex where he also lived, said Pasadena police Lt. Jesse Carrillo.
Around 9 a.m., police officers were sent to the complex regarding a stabbing and discovered Nettles inside his apartment with multiple stab wounds, Carrillo said. He was taken to the hospital and went into surgery, but was pronounced dead later that day at 3:52 p.m., according to coroner's records. The cause of death was listed as stab wounds to the chest.
An assailant reportedly fled the apartment on foot, Carrillo said, and officers set up a perimeter to search for him, using helicopters ...