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Monday, November 6, 2006

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Man Found Injured in Echo Park Dies


Los Angeles: Los Angeles police detectives are asking for the public's help in finding any witness who may have seen what happened to David Lipkin on October 26, 2006, in Echo Park.

On Thursday, October 26, 2006 at about 4:45 a.m., Los Angeles paramedics responded to a man down call and found a 29-year-old White man on the sidewalk with a broken nose and head trauma. The man was rushed to USCMC in critical condition.

On November 2, 2006, the social workers from USCMC notified the Los Angeles Police Department that the man was identified as David Lipkin. Los Angeles police officers took an Assault with a Deadly Weapon Report based on information provided on the paramedic's report. A day later Mr. Lipkin passed away.

Detectives need your help to determine exactly what caused or who caused Mr. Lipkin's demise.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call Northeast Detectives L. Burcher or K. King at 213-847-9998. On the weekends or during off-hours, the public can call the toll-free, 24 hour anonymous tip line at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).


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