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Man fatally stabbed in exclusive Beverly Hills neighborhood [Updated]

July 20, 2010 |  9:35 am

Stabbing
Beverly Hills police are searching for a suspect wanted in a fatal stabbing early Tuesday in the exclusive Trousdale Estates area.

At about 6 a.m., officers responded to reports of an assault on the 1800 block of Carla Ridge, said Sgt. David Perez of the Beverly Hills Police Department.

Police found a male assault victim, whom paramedics pronounced dead at the scene, Perez said.

Beverly Hills police and the Santa Monica K-9 unit are conducting an area search for the suspect. The name of the victim was not immediately available.

“This is a very active and fluid situation,” Perez said.

[Updated at 11:25 a.m.: There have been three homicides in Beverly Hills since January 2007, according to Los Angeles County coroner's data collected for The Times interactive Homicide Report. In that time period, no homicides had taken place within one mile of the location of Tuesday's fatal stabbing.]

-- My-Thuan Tran

Photo: Beverly Hills police continue their search for a suspect wanted in a fatal stabbing early Tuesday in the exclusive Trousdale Estates area. Credit: John W. Adkisson / Los Angeles Times

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