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 ...
Chyong Jen Tsai, a 76-year-old Asian woman, was pronounced dead on Tuesday, April 9, after she was found unconscious in the 300 block of of East Forest Avenue in Arcadia, according to Los Angeles County medical examiner-coroner records.
Arcadia police went to Tsai's home after receiving a call about a person down, and found her lying in her backyard not breathing, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department news release.
Tsai and her husband, who was traveling out of country, are building a granny flat on their property, the Pasadena Star-Times reported. It was one of the construction workers who found her lying in her backyard, not breathing, shortly before 7 a.m.
She was pronounced dead at the scene at 7 a.m., but investigators say it's not clear how she died, The Times reported.
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Landis Chase Lim, a 17-year-old Asian boy, was fatally shot on Thursday, Feb. 28, in the 1000 block of East 11th Street in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County medical examiner-coroner records.
Landis was in a garage facing an alley behind East 11th Street around 5:15 p.m. when a light-colored four-door sedan drove into the alley, heading east, and someone inside began shooting into the garage, according to a news release from the Long Beach Police Department.
The gunfire struck Landis and a 34-year-old woman who was also in the garage, according to the news release.
When officers arrived, they found Landis in the alley with a gunshot wound in his upper torso. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:35 p.m., according to coroner's records. The cause of death was listed as a gunshot wound ...
Yining Xie, a 58-year-old man of Chinese descent, was fatally shot on Friday, Nov. 16, at the China Press, 2121 West Mission Road in Alhambra, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
The Alhambra Police received a call around 9:38 a.m. that Xie, chairman and founder of the daily China Press or Qiao Bao (Overseas Chinese Press) newspaper in Alhambra, had been shot in his office.
He was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:40 a.m., according to coroner’s records. The cause of death was listed as gunshot wounds to the head and torso.
Investigators believe the shooting was motivated by a workplace dispute between Xie and one of the paper's employees, Zhong Qi Chen, 59, a Chinese national who lives in El Monte, said Sgt. Steve Carr.
Chen was arrested at the office on suspicion of murder the day of the ...
Mimi Dola, a 29-year-old Asian woman, was pronounced dead on Tuesday, Oct. 2, after she was stabbed and strangled in the 20700 block of Anza Avenue in Torrance, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Family members from the East Coast called the Torrance Police Department asking officers to check on Dola's welfare, said Sgt. Ronald Harris.
When officers arrived at her apartment, they found Dola and her male roommate, Tuan Kim Bui, a 46-year-old Asian, unresponsive inside the apartment, Harris said.
The two were pronounced dead at 1:33 p.m., according to coroner's records. Bui's death was ruled a suicide by a single gunshot to the head, according to coroner's records.
Dola's death was ruled a homicide, caused by stab wounds to the chest and manual strangulation, according to coroner's records.
Investigators believe Dola and Bui had ...
Jerry Chan, a 42-year-old man of Chinese descent, was pronounced dead on Wednesday, Sept. 12, after he was stabbed in the 2600 block of East Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner records.
Chan and a male friend were outside the Colorado Bar, 2640 East Colorado Boulevard, about 1:30 a.m., when a man walked up to Chan and stabbed him in the chest, said Lt. Jesse Carrillo of the Pasadena Police Department.
Chan's friend rushed the attacker, who stabbed him in the thigh, Carrillo said. The friend was able to wrestle the attacker to the ground and sit on him, Carrillo said.
The weapon, a large kitchen knife, appeared to be wedged in the friend's thigh, so the attacker wasn't able to pull it out, Carrillo said. As the two men struggled, another man who was driving by ...
Cherry Chilei Liu, a 50-year-old Asian woman, was fatally shot on Wednesday, Aug. 1, in the 800 block of Sunset Boulevard in Arcadia, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Liu had left her apartment about 8 a.m. and was walking downstairs to her car when her estranged husband began shooting at her from a hiding place, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Derrick Alfred.
“It looks like he had been lying in wait for her in the laundry room below her apartment,” Alfred said. “As she walked by, it looks like he opened fire on her and then followed her out to the driveway where he fired several more rounds, striking her. And then he fired a single round into his own head.”
Liu was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:58 a.m., according to coroner’s records. The cause of ...