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Wednesday, September 28, 2005

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Domestic Violence Leads to Death

Los Angeles: LAPD detectives are investigating the death of a 42-year-old woman that was stabbed to death in Highland Park.

On September 23, 2005, at about 5:39 p.m., officers arrived at 300 block of West Avenue 38 and discovered Gladys Quinonez suffering from multiple stabbing wounds. 

Ms. Quinonez was transported to a local hospital where she later died. 

Juan Tejada a 42 year-old male Hispanic was arrested.  The motive appears to be domestic violence.

If you have any information regarding this investigation detectives are interested in hearing from you.  Your information can be completely confidential. Please call
1-877-LAW-FULL (1-877-529-3855).