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Karen Tobar, 23

Karen Tobar, a 23-year-old Latina, was fatally stabbed Friday, Feb. 23, in the 15000 block of Crestknoll Drive in Sylmar, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

A park ranger found Tobar’s body about 6:15 a.m. while opening the park for the day, according to coroner’s records.

Tobar was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:35 a.m., according to coroner’s records.

Detectives are trying to determine why Tobar was in the park.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Matthew Kohl at (818) 374-1944. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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