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Monday, November 29, 1999

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Newton Area Homicide

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Monday, November 29, 1999

Newton Area Homicide

On Wednesday, November 24, 1999, at approximately 11:40 p.m., Sevino Rodriguez, age 28, was involved in an altercation at 48th St. and Central Ave. He was knocked to the ground by an unknown suspect and sustained severe head injuries. He was transported to USCMC by paramedics. He failed to respond to treatment and was pronounced dead from head injuries at 12:30 a.m. on Friday, November 26, 1999.

The quarrel originated over the victim being asked for change by an unknown male Black of an undetermined age.

No suspect(s) are in custody.

If anyone saw the altercation or can help identifying the suspect, please call Newton Area Homicide Detectives at 323-846-6556.



For Release 8:46 am PST
November 29, 1999