A story for every victim

Javier Chavez Mejia, 43

Javier Mejia, a 43-year-old Latino, was stabbed to death Saturday, Oct. 31, in the 100 block of East Avenue 45 in Highland Park, authorities said.

Mejia and Salvador Ayala, a 26-year-old Latino, were drinking with a third person when they got into a dispute. 

The third person stabbed both men, said LAPD Det. Jose Carrillo. Authorities did not identify the assailant, who they said was still at large.

-- Anthony Pesce

Do you have information to share about the life of Javier Chavez Mejia ? The Homicide Report needs your help. Please fill out this form or e-mail us at homicidereport@latimes.com.

Share a memory or thought about Javier Chavez Mejia

Before you post, here are some answers to frequently asked questions:

Remember, all posts are approved by a Times staffer. Profanity and personal attacks will not be approved.

Email addresses are not republished or used for marketing purposes.

Three reader comments