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LAPD: 5 arrests made in connection with deadly assault of USC student
LAPD: 5 arrests made in connection with deadly assault of USC student

Five people are in custody in connection with the deadly assault on a USC graduate student whose body was found in his apartment near campus last week, Los Angeles police said.  Los Angeles police said they believe Xinran Ji, 24, staggered into his 30th Street apartment Thursday morning after being hit with some type of blunt object just blocks away. LAPD Cmdr. Andrew Smith said four people were arrested on suspicion of homicide and another on suspicion of robbery. A source familiar with the investigation said the people arrested include three juveniles and two adults. Other details were not immediately available. LAPD officials scheduled a press conference for 4:30 p.m....

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