Man Stabbed to Death in His Vehicle  NR22135dm

May 10, 2022

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Update/ Suspect in Custody

Los Angeles Polic Department detectives from Central Bureau Homicide have made an arrest in connection with the murder of Dal Lee.

On May 12, 2022, around 12:50 a.m., in the 100 block of East 50th Street, detectives located and arrested 25-year-old Keonte Woods, a resident of Los Angeles for the murder of Dal Lee.

Keonte Woods was subsequently booked at the Los Angeles Police Department’s 77th Jail for 187(a)PC-Murder. Woods bail was set at $2,000,000.

This case will be presented on Monday, May 16, 2022, to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for filing consideration.


Los Angeles:  Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Central Bureau Homicide are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for killing 70-year-old Dal Lee.

On May 5, 2022, around 12:00 p.m., Newton Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of an Assault with a Deadly Weapon in the 5300 block of South Main Street.  Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim suffering from a stab wound to his neck.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he died.

Detective’s preliminary investigation revealed a male Black suspect was in the parking where the victim’s vehicle was parked.  The victim walked to his van and sat in the front seat.  The suspect approached from behind, stabbed the victim in the neck, then fled west on foot from the location. The suspect was observed wearing a distinctive sweatshirt and a surgical mask.



Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Abundis or Detective Pintado, Central Bureau Homicide, at (213) 996-4117.  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 the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to  Tipsters may also visit, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip.  Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.