Long Beach
Police Department

Media Relations
400 W. Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 570-5273
Media Relations Detail
(562) 570-7244

On Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to an apartment complex in the 6500 block of Indiana Avenue in regards to an assault with a deadly weapon call, which resulted in the death of a male adult.

When officers arrived, they discovered the victim inside an apartment, who had sustained multiple stab wounds. Long Beach Fire Department paramedics responded and determined the victim deceased at the scene.

Based on the preliminary investigation, detectives learned that the victim, identified as 47-year-old Michael Hess of Long Beach, had been involved in a dispute with another male at the complex prior to the stabbing.

No suspect information is available at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Greg Krabbe and Mark McGuire at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.