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Man stumbles out of South L.A. motel and dies

May 4, 2012 |  4:28 pm

Police are investigating the death of a 65-year-old man who stumbled out of a motel in South Los Angeles, possibly after being attacked in one of the rooms.

The incident happened about 9:30 a.m. at Little Ceasar’s Motel at 261 E. 43rd Place, said Det. Gus Villanueva of the Los Angeles Police Department.

"Somebody called and said they saw a male walk out of the motel stumbling," Villanueva said. "They said he collapsed on the ground near the gate."

It was not clear how the man died, but detectives were on the scene this afternoon investigating, Villanueva said.

No arrests have been made.


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