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Pregnant woman stabbed to death on street in Venice Beach

Venice stabbing
Police respond to a fatal stabbing in Venice on Monday night.
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A pregnant woman was stabbed to death in Venice Beach on Monday night following an altercation with three people, police said.

The woman, who was three months’ pregnant and has a 3-year-old daughter, was stabbed about 9:30 p.m. near Windward and Pacific avenues, according to NBC4. Police said she was in a a fight with two women and a man when she was stabbed.

The woman was rushed to a hospital where she was pronounced dead, the LAPD said. Police identified the victim on Tuesday as 22-year-old Jasmine Preciado.

Police are looking for a dark-colored SUV that was seen leaving the area at the time of the slaying.  

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Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call LAPD West Homicide at (213) 382-9470.

Joseph.serna@latimes.com

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UPDATES:

11:55 a.m.: This article was updated with details on what preceded the stabbing.

This article was originally published at 7:55 a.m.


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