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Horacio Maldonado, 43

Horacio Maldonado, a 43-year-old Latino, died Saturday, May 2, after being stabbed near West 104th Street & Prairie Avenue in Inglewood, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner's records.

About 8:35 a.m., officers from the Inglewood Police Department responded to a call of a stabbing victim in an alley, according to a news release from police.

Officers found Maldonado suffering from stab wounds. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:36 a.m., coroner’s records show. 

At the crime scene, police found “evidence that identified a suspect who was known to them,” according to the news release. 

Luis Casillas, a 19-year-old Latino, has been charged with one count of murder, according to police and court records. 

Detectives did not release additional information about the killing.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (310) 412-5246. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call (888) 412-7463.

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