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On Monday, Jan. 25, 2010, The Times launched a new version of the Homicide Report. You have arrived at the old blog.
Readers can no longer post new comments on this site, but we encourage you to join the conversation on our new site. The updated Homicide Report features an interactive map and searchable database of the more than 2,600 homicides in L.A. County since January 2007, when Times' reporter Jill Leovy first started this blog with the goal of covering each one.
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-- Megan Garvey and Anthony Pesce
July 13, 2009 | 4:17
Jesus Hernandez, a 10-year-old Latino boy, was ejected from a car and killed July 6 at Sepulveda Boulevard and Mayall Street in Mission Hills, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office.
According to coroner's records, Hernandez was killed when he was "unrestrained in the cargo area of [a] van and ejected during [his] mother's intoxicated boyfriend's road rage altercation with another driver/vehicle."
-- Anthony Pesce