A story for every victim

Ruben Richard Vera, 52

Ruben Richard Vera, a 52-year-old Latino, was found dead Sunday, Feb. 24, in the 3700 block of Beswick Street in Boyle Heights, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly before 4 p.m., Vera was found inside a motor home by a friend, said Los Angeles police Det. Jose Ramirez. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

An autopsy by the coroner’s office revealed that he died of a stab wound.

Coroner’s records show that there were no weapons found at the scene. It’s unclear what led to the stabbing, police said.

Detectives are searching for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 342-8960. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

Share a memory or thought about Ruben Richard Vera

Before you post, here are some answers to frequently asked questions:

Remember, all posts are approved by a Times staffer. Profanity and personal attacks will not be approved.

Email addresses are not republished or used for marketing purposes.

One reader comment