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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Monday November 29th, 2021 :: 10:46 a.m. PST

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*2nd UPDATE* #LASD Homicide Detectives Arrest Suspect in Stabbing Death Investigation, 4100blk Whittier Bl, unincorp #LosAngeles

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide investigators are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the stabbing death of a woman. The incident was reported Saturday, November 27, 2021, at approximately 6:16 p.m., on the 4100 block of Whittier Boulevard in unincorporated Los Angeles.

Homicide investigators have arrested Suspect Joseph Huertas, male Hispanic 29 years-old, for the stabbing death of a female Hispanic in her 20’s. The suspect is the ex-boyfriend of the victim. 

Suspect Huertas was arrested for murder, Sunday, November 28, 2021, and is being held in lieu of $2,000,000 bail. He is expected to appear in Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, Tuesday, November 30, 2021.

The age and identity of the victim will be determined by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner.

There’s 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 Trina Schrader  
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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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE IS AS FOLLOWS:

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide investigators are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the stabbing death of a woman. The incident was reported Saturday, November 27, 2021, at approximately 6:16 p.m., on the 4100 block of Whittier Boulevard in unincorporated Los Angeles.  

East Los Angeles Station deputies responded to the location regarding an assault with a deadly weapon call. When they arrived, they found a woman suffering from stab wounds to the upper torso. 

The victim, female Hispanic in her 20’s, was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. 

There’s no suspect 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 Trina Schrader  
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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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE IS AS FOLLOWS:

DATE:   Saturday, November 27, 2021     
                           
Time of Incident:  6:16 p.m.
                              
LOCATION:  4100 block of Whittier Blvd, Los Angeles (unincorporated)
 
VICTIM:  Female Adult
 
SUSPECT:  Unknown  
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Dean
 
NARRATIVE: 
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to the 4100 block of Whittier Boulevard in the unincoorporated are of Los Angeles regarding a stabbing death investigation.
 
A female adult victim was transported to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead.  
 
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 Tony Moore
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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