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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Saturday April 3rd, 2021 :: 07:17 a.m. PDT

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**UPDATE** LASD Homicide Detectives Responded to a Stabbing Death Investigation, 1100 block of Ovington St, Lancaster.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Investigators are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the stabbing death of a male adult in Lancaster. The incident was reported on Friday, April 2, 2021, at approximately 11:57 p.m., on the 1100 block of Ovington Street, Lancaster.

Lancaster Station deputies responded to a residence in the 1000 block of West Ovington Street, Lancaster regarding a call of an assault with a deadly weapon.  When Deputies arrived, they discovered the victim, a male Black in his forties, unresponsive suffering from apparent stab wounds inside the home.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect, a male Hispanic in his late twenties, had fled the scene prior to deputies’ arrival.

There is no further description of the suspect or a vehicle at this time.  It is believed the victim knew the suspect and the stabbing occurred after a verbal altercation. 

The murder weapon remains outstanding.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no further information at this time.

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), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org 
 
Forwarded by:  

Deputy Enrique Godinez  
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

Sheriff's Information Bureau

211 West Temple Street

Los Angeles California 90012  
http://www.lasd.org    
213-229-1700  

 



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DATE:
   Friday, April 2, 2021      
                            
REPORTED AT: 11:57 p.m. 
                               
LOCATION:  1100 Block of Ovington Street, Lancaster
  
VICTIMS:  Male Adult
  
SUSPECT: Unknown   
  
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Alfred
 
NARRATIVE:  
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to the 1100 block of Ovington Street, Lancaster regarding a stabbing death investigation. The incident occurred on Friday, April 2, 2021 at approximately 11:57 p.m.
 
A male adult victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 
  
There is no additional information available at this time. 
 
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), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org 
 
 
Forwarded by:  
Deputy Eric Ortiz  
Sheriff's Information Bureau 
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
211 West Temple Street
Los Angeles California 90012  
http://www.lasd.org    
213-229-1700  
   

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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 

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