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Monday, August 28, 2017

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Husband Sought in the Stabbing Death of His Wife NR17249ne

***UPDATE***

Aurielo Teran has been located and is Custody

Ventura County: A Ventura County Sheriff's sergeant, responded to a radio call of a "Pedestrian on the Roadway". The individual (later identified as suspect Aurelio Teran) was transported to a local hospital. The sergeant recognized the suspect as the person being sought for the murder of his wife, Teran was then placed under arrest.


Ventura County: A Ventura County Sheriff's sergeant, responded to a radio call of a "Pedestrian on the Roadway". The individual (later identified as suspect Aurelio Teran) was transported to a local hospital. The sergeant recognized the suspect as the person being sought for the murder of his wife, Teran was then placed under arrest.

Van Nuys:
The Los Angeles Police Department's Van Nuys Homicide detectives are asking for the public's help in providing information that would lead to arrest of 39-year-old Aurelio Teran. Mr. Teran is wanted for the stabbing death of his 31-year-old wife.

On Sunday, August 27, 2017, around 6:15 a.m., Van Nuys patrol officers responded to a radio call of an "Assault with a Deadly Weapon" (ADW) in the 4900 block of Woodman Avenue.

When the officers arrived at the location, they found the victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where she later died from her injuries.

The motive for the stabbing is unknown. The knife, believed to be used by Mr. Teran, was recovered at the scene. Mr. Teran fled the location in a Gray, Ford Pick-Up truck, CA license plate number 8E94842. Mr. Teran is described as a male Hispanic, black hair, brown eyes and stands 5 feet 8 inches, weighing approximately 125 pounds.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Van Nuys Detective Desk at (818) 374-1999. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."



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