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-- Megan Garvey and Anthony Pesce
September 25, 2009 | 12:03
Victor Dominguez, a 25-year-old Latino, died on Thursday, Sept. 17, after he was beaten in the 1600 block of South St. Andrews Place in Harvard Heights
, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials.
Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office, said Dominguez was the victim of an apparent robbery on Sept. 13. His assailant hit him several times with a brick at about 2:15 a.m., and he was taken to a hospital for treatment, Winter said.
Dominguez died in the hospital four days later at 6:32 p.m.
-- Anthony Pesce
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Map: The location where Victor Dominguez was beaten. Click for the Harvard Heights Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood.