Miguel Angel Castillo-Vega, 49
Miguel Angel Castillo-Vega, a 49-year-old Latino, was found dead Friday, Nov. 24, in the 200 block of South Alexandria Avenue in Koreatown, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 9:30 a.m., one of Castillo-Vega’s roommates found his body in the apartment they shared, said Los Angeles Police Det. John Lamberti.
Castillo-Vega was pronounced dead at 9:55 a.m. at the scene, according to coroner’s records. Records show that Castillo-Vega died from blunt head trauma.
Detectives believe that the previous evening, Castillo-Vega was hanging out at a bar and went to grab more beer from a local gas station with another man, Lamberti said.
The two then went back to Castillo-Vega’s apartment. It remains unclear what happened inside the apartment, Lamberti said. He declined to say what type of weapon was used in the attack.
Jose Adrian Lemus, a 24-year-old Latino, was arrested Nov. 27 on suspicion of murder, according to online sheriff’s department records.
Lemus has been charged with one count of murder and is due in court for arraignment Dec. 21.
Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (213) 382-9470. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.