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News Release

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

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Los Angeles:  The LAPD Olympic Homicide Detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing information about a stabbing that lead to the murder of a middle aged Los Angeles resident.

On Saturday, September 3, 2011, at 2 p.m., LAPD Wilshire Area patrol officers received a request to check the well-being of an employee that had not reported to work. Officers responded to a residence in the 400 Block of Le Doux Road. Once inside, the officers discovered an unresponsive white male in his 50’s who appeared to have been stabbed. Los Angeles Fire Department rescue personnel responded to the scene and pronounced the man dead at scene.   

The name of the victim will be withheld until notification of kin.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Olympic Homicide Detectives Herman Frettlohr or Matthew Gares at 213-382-9470. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (1-800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.