Woman Found Dead In NLB Residence...And LBPD Says It Was Homicide
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(Sept. 14, 2016, 12:40 p.m.) -- A woman (adult) was found dead in a North Long Beach residence on Monday (Sept. 12)...and LBPD believes it was a homicide.
In a release, LBPD states:
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2014 to date: Red Xs=homicides; Blue Xs= shootings, person wounded; Brown Xs=shots fired at victim(s), not hit; Purple Xs=shots at occupied residence/vehicle; Green Xs= shots at unoccupied vehicle/residence; Grey Xs=shots fired (no hit, no target identified); Orange X's=non-fatal stabbings. Map is unofficial. A separate map (not shown here) indicates add'l shootings in Central LB.
[LBPD release text] -- On Monday, September 12, 2016, at approximately 9:50 a.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to assist Long Beach Fire Department personnel with a deceased individual, at a residence in the 6700 block of Gardenia Avenue.
Arriving officers found a female adult who sustained injuries to her upper body. Homicide detectives also responded to begin their investigation.
The Los Angeles County Coroner will make positive identification and notify next of kin.
A motive is unknown and no suspect information is available at this time.
The investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Peter Lackovic, Sean Irving, and Oscar Valenzuela at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through "LA Crime Stoppers" by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the "P3 Tips" app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.LACrimeStoppers.org.
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Sunday Aug. 28, 12:30 a.m., Anaheim St./Newport Ave.; shots fired at victims in a vehicle; vehicle is hit, occupants not hit (4th dist.)
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