Man Fatally Stabbed in East Los Angeles

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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.

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Detectives are seeking clues in the deadly stabbing of a man along Whittier Boulevard in East Los Angeles early Saturday, authorities said.

The stabbing took place about 2:25 a.m. in the 4000 block of Whittier Boulevard, Deputy Erin Liu of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Information Bureau said in a written statement.

Paramedics took the victim to a hospital, where he succumbed to his wounds, Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner Coroner Lt. Nani Cholakians said. His name was withheld pending positive identification and notification of family.

No details regarding the circumstances of the stabbing, including a suspect description, were available Saturday afternoon.

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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