Two men are found stabbed to death in South Los Angeles; suspect in custody
Two men were found stabbed to death in South Los Angeles early Saturday and a third man was taken into custody in the case, a police spokeswoman said.
LAPD officers responded at 12:18 a.m. to the 300 block of West 77th Street and found two men with stab wounds — one in his 30s, the other in his 60s, Officer Annie Hernandez said. Both were pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.
A suspect was taken into custody and the investigation is ongoing, Hernandez said. She did not name the suspect, identifying him only as a man in his 60s.
Homicides were up by 1.5% in Los Angeles through Aug. 27, compared with the same period last year, according to LAPD statistics. In the LAPD’s 77th Street Division, homicides were up 2.7%.
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