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Saturday, March 18, 2006

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Man Stabbed and Killed in Men's Group Home

Los Angeles: Early this morning LAPD detectives arrested a man responsible for ending the life a resident of the Wilmington area.

On March 18, 2006, at about 12:30 a.m., Mr. Richard Heredia a male Hispanic, 41 years of age was inside a men’s group home located in the 1300 block of West Q Street when he was stabbed several times by the suspect.

Mr. Heredia was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

The suspect was identified as Jonathan Jimenez, a 22-year-old Hispanic man. He was arrested and charged with murder.

Anyone with information is asked to call Harbor Area Detectives at 310-522-2036. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).