Suspect sought in fatal stabbing of janitor in Mission Hills
Police believe Jesus Bautista Maldonado, 43, of Los Angeles confronted and stabbed Florentino Reyes-Lucas, 42, a contract employee who was working as a janitor in the building. Reyes-Lucas was found dead about 6:30 a.m. Friday.
Detectives believe Maldonado may have fled the country. He is described as 5 foot 6 tall and weighing about 200 pounds.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call LAPD homicide detectives Efren Gutierrez, a Spanish speaker, at (818) 838-9948, or Gene Parshall at (818) 838-9954.
-- Paloma Esquivel
Photo: Police are looking for Jesus Bautista Maldonado, 43, of Los Angeles. Credit: LAPD