UPDATE: On 2/10/2016, 33-year-old Justin Michael St. George was arrested in connection with this murder. See link to related news release
Original news release:
On Sunday, December 6, 2015, at approximately 10:40 a.m., Long Beach Police responded to a parking lot in the 1700 block of Ximeno Avenue regarding the body of a deceased male adult.
The victim was found inside an RV with a fatal injury to the torso and was determined deceased at the scene. Additional information regarding the nature of the injury is not being released at this time.
The preliminary investigation determined the RV had parked at that location sometime between late Friday night or early Saturday morning.
The victim is only being identified as a 62-year-old male pending notification of next of kin. Detectives believe the victim had only resided in Long Beach a short time.
A motive for the assault is unknown and remains under investigation.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Mark Bigel Guarino and Shea Robertson 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.