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Woman stabbed to death, another injured in San Gabriel

August 3, 2011 |  8:53 am

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s investigators are investigating the fatal stabbing of a woman in unincorporated San Gabriel, authorities said Wednesday.

The woman was stabbed about 5:30 a.m. in the 5500 block of Walnut Grove Avenue, authorities said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

[Updated at 9:40 a.m.: At least five homicides have been reported within two miles of Wednesday's stabbing since January 2007, according to coroner’s data collected for The Times’ interactive Homicide Report.]

Another woman was also stabbed, and has been rushed to the hospital. Both victims are believed to be in their 40s.

No other details about the incident were immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to call homicide detectives at (323) 890-5500 or anonymously at (800) 222-8477.


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Photo: Los Angeles County Sheriff homicide Det. Philip Guzman, third from left, directs crime scene techinicians at the scene where two women were stabbed Wednesday morning in an unincorporated area of San Gabriel. Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times