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Dwayne Eric Alexander, 49

Dwayne Alexander, a 49-year-old black man, was stabbed to death Wednesday, March 14, in the 1200 block of North Lodi Place in Hollywood, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Alexander, a counselor, was stabbed multiple times about 4:45 p.m. on the third floor of a job training school, said Karen Rayner of the Los Angeles Police Department.

The victim was taken to a hospital in critical condition. He later died there, Rayner said. Coroner's records show Alexander suffered stab wounds to the face and chest.

 Freddy Leyva, a 22-year-old Latino, was arrested the same day of the incident.

Leyva is being held in lieu of $1-million bail at the Men's Central Jail in downtown. His next court appearance is scheduled for March 26 at the Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Anyone with additional information about the killing is asked to contact West bureau homicide detectives at (213) 382-9470. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Los Angeles Times

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