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Roommate dispute in Hollywood Hills West turns deadly, police say

Roommate dispute in Hollywood Hills West turns deadly, police say
Map shows the approximate location of a fatal stabbing in Hollywood Hills West. (Mapping L.A.)

A dispute between two roommates in Hollywood Hills West turned fatal Wednesday night when one of the men stabbed the other multiple times, police said.

Los Angeles Police Department Officer Bruce Borihanh said authorities were called to the home in the 1700 block of Courtney Avenue at 8:48 p.m. 

"It's a roommate dispute, turned into a stabbing," Borihanh said.

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The men were both in their 30s. After the fight, both were taken to the hospital where the man who had been stabbed was pronounced dead.

The other roommate was taken into custody, Borihanh said. Their identities were not released.

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