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Man arrested on suspicion of killing his father and wounding mother, sister in West Hollywood knife attack

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The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man suspected of killing his father and wounding his mother and sister in a knife attack on Shoreham Drive in West Hollywood.

Detectives arrested a 34-year-old man Monday on suspicion of killing his father and attacking his mother and sister with a knife in West Hollywood, authorities said.

Jose Emanuel Raselbach is being held in lieu of $2 million bail after allegedly stabbing the three relatives about 10:30 p.m. Sunday on the 8700 block of Shoreham Drive, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department.

West Hollywood deputies responded to a call Sunday evening about a man with a knife and found the three victims with stab wounds. A Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman said she did not have information about who made the call. A knife was found at the scene.

The women were transported to a local hospital. Raselbach’s mother was treated for superficial wounds and released. His sister remains hospitalized in serious condition, the Sheriff’s Department said.

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Raselbach is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.

The Sheriff’s Department gave no further information but asked anyone with information to call the agency’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.


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