Long Beach
Police Department

Media Relations
400 W. Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 570-5273
11/2/2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 2014
Subject:
MURDER
Contact:
Media Relations Detail
(562) 570-5273






On October 31, 2014, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Long Beach Police Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of E. 68th street regarding a stabbing that just occurred.

Upon arrival officers found a male adult victim that had been stabbed. The victim was transported by Long Beach Fire to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified as 19 year old Enrique Avila of Long Beach.

A male juvenile suspect has been arrested in relation to this incident.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Donald Goodman and Mark Mattia at (562) 570-7244. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or text TIPLA plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES), or visit www.LACrimeStoppers.org