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Woman stabbed to death near Exposition Park

Map shows location of Sunday	's stabbing	in purple, as well as nearby homicides, in red, since January 2007. Click for more details on The Times’ interactive Homicide Report.
An elderly woman was stabbed to death Sunday at a residence near Exposition Park, police said.

The stabbing occurred in the 4100 block of South Budlong Avenue about 1:40 p.m., said Officer Karen Rayner of the Los Angeles Police Department.

The woman, whose name was not released, was stabbed multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene. Two people were being detained for questioning, but no arrests have been made, Rayner said. Police are still investigating the circumstances of the stabbing.

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Map: Shows location of Sunday's stabbing in purple, as well as 123 other homicides, in red, since January 2007. Credit: Homicide Report

Click to visit The Times' interactive Homicide Report

 
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So why didn't the headline read that it occurred near USC?

Why is this news? How bout..." Hey! there was no crime today in Exposition Park! Can you believe it! " Now that would be news.

Because the incident occurred on the other side of Expo Park from USC, south of MLK.


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