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Israel Munoz, 26

Israel Munoz (2010-05-18)

Israel Munoz, a 26-year-old Latino, was stabbed to death Tuesday, May 18, in the 70 block of West 48th Street in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Munoz, a resident of Long Beach, was attacked shortly after 9:30 p.m. at a home, the Long Beach Police Department said.

He was taken to a local hospital where he died at 10:03 p.m., according to coroner's records.

The department said Tracy Terrie Taylor, a 27-year-old black woman, who police believe was Munoz's girlfriend, was arrested in connection with his killing and has been charged with one count of murder, according to prosecutors.

Taylor is currently being held at the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood in lieu of $1-million bail. Her next court appearance is scheduled for June 7 at the Long Beach Superior Court.

Anyone with additional information about the stabbing is asked to contact Det. Terri Hubert or Det. Pat O’Dowd at (562) 570-7244.

-- Robert J. Lopez and Sarah Ardalani

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