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Robin Steven Martin, 47

Robin Martin, a 47-year-old black man, was stabbed to death Saturday, Oct. 20, in the 900 block of Mariposa Street in Altadena, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Police say they received a call at 1:27 p.m. of a person stabbed. When they arrived on the scene, they found Martin lying on the street in front of an apartment building.

Martin was taken to Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, where he was pronounced dead at 5:12 p.m.

Sheriff’s deputies arrested Martin’s wife, Breta Durham, a 55-year-ol black woman, on suspicion of murder. They recovered what they believe to be the weapon at the scene.

Anyone with additional information about the incident is asked to contact the sheriff's homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

--Wesley Lowery

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