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Long Beach: Jose Cruz, 31

July 13, 2009 |  4:07 pm

Jose Cruz, a 31-year-old Latino, was stabbed in the chest and died on July 7 in the 1700 block of East 7th Street in Long Beach, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office.

Long Beach police officers received a call about a family dispute at about 1 p.m. They found Cruz with a stab wound. He was taken to the hospital, where he died, according to the Long Beach Police Department.

A 53-year-old man was arrested in connection with the killing, but police did not release his identity.

Anyone with information is asked to call Long Beach Police Department Dets. Russell Moss or Terri Hubert at 562-570-7244.

-- Anthony Pesce