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News Release

Monday, October 29, 2007

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Partygoer Stabbed and Killed

Los Angeles: Police are looking for the person who stabbed and killed a man early Saturday morning, and injured another.

On October 27, 2007, at around 3:20 a.m., Darius Truly, 26, had been attending a party in the 3700 block of Bentley Avenue. He was discovered by other partygoers, lying in the street, suffering from a stab wound to his upper body.

One of the other attendees, Truly’s 30-year-old female cousin, was also found stabbed, though her injuries were non-life threatening.

Truly was pronounced dead at scene. His cousin was admitted to a local hospital for treatment, where her condition was listed as stable.

The suspect has been described as a man wearing dark clothing, who ran away southbound on Bentley Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call Pacific Homicide Detectives Reynolds or Lumbreras at 310-482-6316/6313. After hours and on weekends, please call the 24-hour Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAW-FULL (529-3855).