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News Release

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Media Relations

Man Dies After Alley Stabbing

Los Angeles: A man was found stabbed to death Tuesday night in an alley near Pico Boulevard and 5th Avenue, in the West Adams area of South Los Angeles.

On January 23, 2007, at approximately 9:30 P.M., the body of Emmanuel Valenciano, 21, was discovered lying in the alley. Evidence at the scene indicated he was stabbed multiple times in the upper body and died where he was found.

Investigators are asking for the public's help to solve this crime. They have no suspect information or motive and are searching for any leads that may help them identify the person(s) responsible for this brutal crime.

Anyone with information is requested to call Wilshire Homicide Detective Telis or Hernandez at 213-473-0446. On weekends or during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll-free Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).