Transient Man Held on Suspicion of Killing

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

A 22-year-old transient was arrested Thursday on suspicion of killing another man during a brawl over a woman.

Police said Luis Alberto Flores was taken into custody after the fight at a homeless encampment beside a railroad track. The identity of the 41-year-old victim was withheld pending notification of relatives.

Witnesses said the two men scuffled over the attentions of a woman, who was not identified.

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