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The 4000 block of Whittier Boulevard in East Los Angeles, as pictured in a Google Street View image in January of 2018.

The 4000 block of Whittier Boulevard in East Los Angeles, as pictured in a Google Street View image in January of 2018.

Authorities on Sunday released the identity of a 20-year-old man who was stabbed to death in East Los Angeles  this weekend.

Damian Medina of Los Angeles died in the 2:25 a.m. attack in the 4000 block of Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner Larry Dietz said.

He was found suffering from stab wounds and taken to a hospital where he was soon pronounced dead, Deputy Erin Liu of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Information Bureau said in a written statement.

No information regarding a suspect description or a motive was released.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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