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Thursday July 5th, 2018 :: 03:52 p.m. PDT

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*ARRESTED* #LASD Homicide Detectives Arrest Victim's Stepson for Murder, 4000blk 159th St, Lawndale

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives have made an arrest in the murder of a man in Lawndale. The incident occurred on Wednesday July 4, 2018, at approximately 7:49 p.m., on the 4000 block of 159th Street, Lawndale. 

Based on information gathered during the course of the investigation, detectives have arrested Robert Schneider, male White 52 years-old and stepson of the victim. Suspect Schneider was booked at South LA Station and is being held in lieu of $2,000,000 bail.

There are no other suspects being sought.

The victim’s name is not being release at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's 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
 
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Deputy Trina Schrader
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
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UPDATE IS AS FOLLOWS:

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the stabbing death of a man.  The incident occurred on Wednesday July 4, 2018, at approximately 7:49 p.m., on the 4000 block of 159th Street, Lawndale. 

Detectives have learned, the victim and suspect were related and engaged in a verbal argument.  The suspect stabbed the victim in the mid torso area with a knife.  The victim, a male white 74 years-old, was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. 

The suspect, a male White 52 years-old and stepson of the victim, was detained by station deputies several blocks away from the residence and is currently being held pending interviews with Homicide Detectives. 

No other suspects are being sought at this time. 

The knife that was used in this incident was recovered at the scene. 

The investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's 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
 
Forwarded by:
Deputy Trina Schrader
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE IS AS FOLLOWS:

DATE: 
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
 
TIME:  7:49 p.m.
 
LOCATION:  4000 Block of West 159th Street, Lawndale        
 
VICTIM: Male Adult
 
SUSPECT:  Unknown
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Moore

 
NARRATIVE:
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to investigate the stabbing death of a man. The incident occurred on Wednesday July 4, 2018, at approximately 7:49 p.m., on the 4000 block of West 159th Street, Lawndale.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There is no additional information available at this time.
 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's 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
 
Written by:
Deputy Marvin Crowder
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
 
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