3 arrested in connection with beating in South L.A. park
Three people have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in the September beating and robbery of a homeless man in a South Los Angeles park.
Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said the man was severely beaten and robbed of a few dollars and a small radio Sept. 24 in Colonel Leon H. Washington Park on South Maie Avenue.
He spent two weeks in a hospital intensive-care unit.
Earlier this week, deputies from the sheriff's parks bureau arrested two people whom they saw at the park: Onesi Reyes, 27, and Richard Johnson, 31, both homeless.
On Thursday, deputies arrested Ernest Jackson Jr., a 38-year-old homeless parolee, at the same park.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact detectives at (661) 294-3544.
-- Sam Quinones