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LASD - Norwalk Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Saturday April 20th, 2013 :: 10:37 a.m. PDT


Death Investigation, Wed,Dec. 19, 2012. 12800 blk Pioneer Blvd, Norwalk - LASD Homicide

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives responded to the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Office, 1071 West Santa Ana Boulevard, Santa Ana, on Friday Apruil 19, 2013, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a 58-year-old man.

The victim, a homeless man was doused with a flammable liquid and set on fire on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at the 12800 Block of Pioneer Boulevard, Norwalk.

The victim was transported to a local hospital and passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013, as a result of his injuries.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website

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Deputy Guillermina Saldaña
Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau - Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
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Leroy D. Baca, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

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LASD - Norwalk Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
12335 Civic Center Dr
Norwalk, CA 90650

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