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Sena Khim, 37

Sena Khim, a 37-year-old Asian woman, was found dead Tuesday, May 7, in the 600 block of East 10th Street in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.

Officers from the Long Beach Police Department responded to a call of “unknown trouble” about 7:30 a.m. and found Khim with blunt force trauma to the upper body, according to a news release from the department.

Khim was pronounced dead at 7:49 a.m. at the scene, according to coroner’s records.

Investigators determined that Khim was physically assaulted by her boyfriend, identified by police as Soeun Sam, a 59-year-old Asian man, police said.

Sam was arrested on suspicion of murder at the scene.

Sam has been charged with one count of murder with the allegation that he used a wooden bar as a deadly and dangerous weapon, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

Sam is due in court May 23. Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (562) 570-7244. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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

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