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Jose Jijon Hidalgo, 23

Jose Jijon Hidalgo, a 23-year-old Latino, was pronounced dead Saturday, April 28, in the 1100 block of East 67th Street in Florence-Firestone, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office, said Hidalgo was found dead in a residence at midnight.

According to coroner's records, the victim’s body suffered several knife wounds. Additionally, he was strangled.

At this time, investigators do not know when the assault occurred.

Anyone with information about the killing is asked to call the sheriff’s homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Los Angeles Times

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