Kustanya Sugrao Buckhalter, 36
Kustanya Sugrao Buckhalter, a 36-year-old black man, was stabbed to death May 30 in Lincoln Park in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
The incident began about 9:05 p.m. when Long Beach police officers received a call about a fight between two males in Lincoln Park at 151 Pacific Ave., according to a news release from the Long Beach Police Department.
Buckhalter was stabbed during the fight and taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:31 p.m., according to coroner's records.
Phillip Lester Vargas, a 51-year-old black man, was arrested on suspicion of murder and jailed with bail set at $1,020,000.
Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call Long Beach homicide Dets. Malcolm Evans and Mark Bigel Guarino at (562) 570-7244. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477).