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Sunday November 13th, 2022 :: 12:48 a.m. PST


*UPD* #LASD Homicide Detectives Responded to Death Investigation, 16100 block of *Marlinton Drive, Whittier, #Whittier

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Investigators are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a male adult.

Deputies from Norwalk Sheriff’s Station responded to the 16100 block of Marlinton (correction, previously reported as Marlington) Drive, Whittier regarding an Assault with a Deadly Weapon call for service. Upon arrival, they discovered the victim, a 74 year-old male Hispanic on the porch of his residence, suffering from apparent head trauma.

Paramedics responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

The victim was discovered by his adult son, who heard a disturbance on the porch and went outside to investigate. It was reported that the victim was arguing with a neighbor prior to the disturbance on the porch.

The neighbor, a male White in his late twenties is currently being interviewed and the investigation is ongoing.

There were no witnesses immediately available.

DATE:  Saturday, November 12, 2022

REPORTED AT:  8:45 p.m.

LOCATION: 16100 block of Marlington Drive, Whittier

VICTIM:   MH/Adult

SUSPECT:  In custody

UNIT: Homicide Bureau- Lieutenant Hugo Reynaga

Los Angeles County Sherrif’s Homicide detectives responded to the 16100 block of Marlington Drive, in the city of Whittier regarding a death investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at approximately 6:34 p.m.

The male hispanic adult victim was pronounced at the scene. A male adult suspect is in custody.

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 
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