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News Release

Monday, February 13, 2006

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Man Found Murdered in North Hollywood

Los Angeles:†The Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man found stabbed to death Sunday night in North Hollywood.

On February 12, 2006, at about 9:00 p.m., officers responded to an Ambulance Man Down call in the 6700 block of Bellaire Avenue.

On arrival, they discovered a male Hispanic in his mid-thirties lying on the side of the road.† The victim had multiple stab wounds to his face and chest.† Detectives believe the crime was committed at another location and the manís body dropped in North Hollywood.††

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he died.†

The man had no identification.† Detectives were unable to establish his identity using fingerprints. The victim was described as an Hispanic man in his mid-thirties with fair skin, medium-length black hair, brown eyes, and a moustache.† He was 5'3" tall and weighed approximately 140 pounds.†

Police are requesting the publicís assistance in determining the man's identity.† Anyone with information is asked to call North Hollywood Detectives at 818-623-4016.† On weekends and during off-hours, please call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855.)