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Woman stabbed to death, man hurt in Long Beach

February 18, 2010 |  6:14 pm
A woman was slain and a man was critically injured in a stabbing attack Thursday morning in a Long Beach apartment, police said.Long Beach Homicides

Mireya Lopez Medina, 50, was found stabbed to death by a relative at the apartment in 1900 block of Cedar Avenue, the Long Beach Police Department said.

A male victim, in his 50s, was also in the apartment with stab wounds to the upper body. He was taken to a hospital and was listed in critical condition, police said.

Since January 2007, at least 138 homicides have been recorded in Long Beach, according to a Times database.

Detectives are investigating this as a possible domestic incident.  Anyone who may have any information regarding it are asked to contact Dets. Mark McGuire or Greg Krabbe at (562) 570-7244.

--Robert J. Lopez

Photo: Dots showing Long Beach homicides since January 2007. Credit: Los Angeles Times Homicide Report.