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Jose Ernesto Herrera, 60

Jose Herrera, a 60-year-old Latino, died Friday, May 4, after suffering trauma in the 4300 block of South Broadway in Historic South-Central, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Los Angeles Police Department Newton homicide Det. D. Gersna, who is handling the case, said Herrera was injured in a fight about 9:24 a.m.

Authorities were called and the victim was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Gersna said the person Herrera was fighting was initially arrested in connection with the death but later released.

No charges have since been filed and will not likely occur, Gersna said.

He declined to provide additional details about the case.

Anyone with information about the death is asked to contact the Los Angeles Police Department at (877) 527-3247. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Los Angeles Times

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