Annette Martinez, a 21-year-old Latina, was stabbed to death Sunday, Aug. 16, in the 1900 block of Batson Avenue in Rowland Heights, according to authorities.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies received a call about an assault about 2 a.m. When they arrived they found Martinez, who had a stab wound, lying in the doorway of an apartment, according to a department news release.
Martinez was visiting the apartment with her boyfriend and their two small children, a common occurrance, said Sgt. Tim Cain.
That night, an argument broke out between Martinez and her boyfriend's sister, Lisette Kimberly Moreno, who lived in the apartment. According to Cain, Moreno stabbed Martinez in the neck and then fled.
While waiting for paramedics, Martinez collapsed. She was taken to St. Jude's Medical Center in Fullerton, where she was pronounced dead at 3:21 a.m., according to Orange County coroner records.
Deputies found Moreno, a …
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