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News Release

Sunday, July 22, 2007

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Man Found Lying in Hallway, Dies from Multiple Stab Wounds

Los Angeles: Officers find a man with multiple stab wounds in the hallway of a three-story apartment building.

Around 5:20 a.m., on Sunday, July 22nd, Mission Area Officers responded to an "ADW Ambulance Cutting" radio call in the 8900 block of Tobias Avenue in Panorama City.

When the officers arrived, they saw a male Hispanic, approximately 30 years old, lying on the floor of the apartment building's second story hallway. The victim, suffering from multiple stab wounds was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

The Mission Area Detectives handling the investigation have not yet identified the victim, motive, suspect/s or instrument used in the crime, and are asking for the public's help.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Mission Area Homicide Detectives at 818-838-9810, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or 818-838-9800, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. On weekends and during off-hours, please call the 24-hour, toll free anonymous tip line at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).