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News Release

Monday, February 15, 2016

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Man Found Stabbed to Death in North Hollywood NR16050rh

North Hollywood: The Los Angeles Police Department Valley Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) who killed 50-year-old man.

On February 13, 2016, around 11:50 a.m., North Hollywood patrol officers responded to a radio call of an "Assault with a Deadly Weapon", in the 5700 block of Fair Avenue in the North Hollywood area. When officers arrived they found the victim inside the apartment, unconscious and not breathing, suffering from several stab wounds.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene.

The victim is described as a 50-year-old male Black and a resident of North Hollywood. The victim's identity is being withheld pending notification to next of kin.

There is no suspect information.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Dave Peteque, Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-1934. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7(877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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