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Raul Junior Sanchez, 24

Raul Junior Sanchez, a 24-year-old Latino, was fatally stabbed Friday, Aug. 16, in the 500 block of Daisy Avenue in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Police responded to a call of a stabbing at 6:25 p.m. and found Sanchez on the sidewalk, according to a release from the Long Beach Police Department.

Sanchez was taken to a hospital, where he died at 6:48 p.m., said coroner’s spokesman Ed Winter.

A preliminary investigation showed that Sanchez had been involved in an altercation with a person before the stabbing.

Anyone with information about the stabbing is urged to call Long Beach homicide Dets. Todd Johnson and Roger Zottneck at (562) 570-7244. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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