Man sought by LASD Homicide Bureau for Unincorporated Whittier Homicide
A man is sought for a murder he committed in an Unincorporated Whittier community on Monday. This information was shared by Sheriff Luna this afternoon during a news conference as he provided additional information on a stabbing death investigation that occurred on August 28, 2023, in the 15300 block of Goodhue Street. Sheriff Luna added, “The suspect entered through an unlocked door, and the victim was violently assaulted.” LASD Homicide investigators shared surveillance video footage during the news conference of a suspect running toward the victim’s residence.
The suspect is described as a male adult with a dark complexion and facial hair. He is of a thin build, approximately 150 lbs., wearing dark-colored pants and a tan shirt. He is approximately 30 years old. The suspect was in possession of the victim’s vehicle for approximately one day between Monday, August 28, 2023, and Tuesday, August 29, 2023. The vehicle is described as a 2021 Silver Toyota Rav-4, CA, License plate #8VPH289. Investigators recovered the vehicle in the city of Chino, CA. Sheriff Luna stated, “We believe the suspect had been driving around in this vehicle for at least a day or night. If anyone saw this vehicle anywhere between Whittier to Chino or Ontario, please call Homicide Bureau.”
The suspect is believed to be anywhere and passed through the cities of Whittier, Chino, and Ontario, CA. He should be considered armed and dangerous. It is also believed that the suspect may be homeless. Sheriff Luna stated, “We are working very diligently to keep you safe. That is the primary purpose; we believe there is a public safety risk. Please lock your doors.” For more information, please watch the news conference below:
Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.
If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org