Friday, October 19, 2007
Man Stabbed to DeathLos Angeles: A 42-year-old man was stabbed to death by an acquaintance yesterday in Lake View Terrace.
At about 7:50 p.m., officers were dispatched to an ambulance cutting in the 11600 block of Hunnewell Avenue, and found Cesar-Jose Diaz suffering from multiple stab wounds to his abdomen.
Paramedics responded to the location and transported the victim to a local hospital where he later died.
According to investigators, Diaz and two of his companions were in a garage drinking and socializing. An argument broke out between Diaz and one of the men identified as Jose Avilez, 38. Avilez became angry, pulled out a screwdriver and stabbed Diaz.
Avilez was booked for murder at Foothill Division.
Anyone with information is asked to call Foothill Homicide Detectives Mario Santana or Heather Gahry at 818-834-3115. After hours and on weekends, please call the 24-hour Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAW-FULL (529-3855).