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Man found in his Lancaster home with a fatal stab wound

Lancaser homicides.
A man died after he was found in his Lancaster home with a stab wound, authorities said Tuesday night.

The victim was found about 7 p.m. Tuesday by a friend who stopped by the home in the 43400 block of 16th Street West, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. 

The man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name and age were not released. 

Homicide detectives were at the home gathering evidence. No other details were immediately available.

Since January 2007, at least 59 homicides have been reported in Lancaster, according to the Times Homicide Report database.

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Map shows Lancaster homicides. Credit: Times Homicide Report
 
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