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Enrique Avila, 19

Enrique Avila, a 19-year-old Latino, was fatally stabbed Friday, Oct. 31, in the 200 block of East 68th Street in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 11:30 p.m., Long Beach police responded to a call of a stabbing in the area, according to a news release from the police department.

Avila was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:57 p.m., according to coroner’s records. Records also show that Avila was involved in a physical altercation before the stabbing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Donald Goodman and or Det. Mark Mattia at (562) 570-7244. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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