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Cypress Police Department
Tuesday June 28th, 2016 :: 08:01 p.m. PDT


77 Year-Old Stabbed - Juvenile Arrested for Homicide

On 6/28/16, at approximately 12:00 pm, Cypress Police responded to a domestic disturbance in the 4500 block of Victoria Court. Upon arrival they discovered a 77 year-old adult male suffering from a stab wound. Officers began lifesaving measures, which were continued by Orange County Fire Authority paramedics. Despite their efforts, the male victim, identified as William Tanaka (3-30-39) was declared deceased at the hospital. A juvenile suspect, who is related to the victim, was arrested and booked at Orange County Juvenile Hall for homicide. His name is not being released because of his age.

Cypress Police Department
5275 Orange Ave
Cypress, CA 90630

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-229-6600

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