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Man Stabbed to Death on Long Beach Bike Trail

12:20 PM PST on December 11, 2008

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Sadly, it's not just river bike paths that are in need of greater security.

The Long Beach Police Department reports that a 28 year old man was found stabbed to death on the Long Beach bike trail on Tuesday night.

A 28-year-old Long Beach man was foundstabbed to death on the bicycle path along the Los Angeles River floodcontrol channel near the 1600 block of San Francisco Avenue on Tuesdaynight.

Long Beach police officers responded to an unidentified 911caller who reported a wounded man on the east side of the floodchannel, some 250 yards south of Pacific Coast Highway, about 8:40p.m., according to an Long Beach Police Department statement.

Anyone who happened to be on the trail near that location at the time of the stabbing should call LBPD homicide detectives Dennis Robbins and Daniel Mendoza at 562-570-7244.

Photo: Rogobliss/Flickr

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