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Katan Khaimov, 70

March 12, 2008 | 12:28 pm

Katan Khaimov, a 70-year-old white man, was stabbed at 7414 Romaine St. at about 11:10 p.m. Sunday, March 9. Khaimov was stabbed while on his nightly walk near the Poinsettia Park area. Officers from LAPD's Hollywood Division responded to a call of a man lying on the street. Upon arrival, officers learned that Khaimov had been stabbed. He was taken  by ambulance to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he died the next day at 12:04 a.m.

Khaimov was a husband, a father of five children and a grandfather of one, KNBC Channel 4 reported. Olga Kymova, a daughter, told the television station  that her mother had learned about the stabbing when she encountered police investigators at the scene. Her mother had gone out looking for Khaimov  by car, she said.