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News Release

Thursday, December 18, 2003

Media Relations

30 Year-Old Man Stabbed To Death


Los Angeles: On Thursday, December 18, 2003, at about 8:00 a.m., 30 year-old Steve Arnett Brown was inside his residence at 7415 South Wadsworth Avenue. A suspect walked inside the residence and stabbed Brown once in the chest and left the scene. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and pronounce Brown dead at the scene due to his injuries.

The motive appears to be a dispute.

The suspect is outstanding, however the detectives have obtained information that William Edward Wright, a 35 year-old male Black was the suspect wanted for this murder. A felony murder warrant is being sought from the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.

Persons with information regarding this incident may contact 77th Street Homicide Detectives, at 213-485-1383. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.