19-Year-Old Man Stabbed to Death Halloween Night Identified

A 19-year-old Long Beach man was stabbed to death late Friday night.

Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) officers arrived to the scene at about 11:30PM in the 200 block of E 68th St. and found a man, later identified as 19-year-old Enrique Avila of Long Beach, had been stabbed, the LBPD said in a statement.

Avila was transported by Long Beach Fire Department personnel to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

A male juvenile was arrested by police in connection to this incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call Long Beach Police homicide detectives Donald Goodman and Mark Mattia at 562-570-7244. Anonymous tips may also be submitted by calling 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus the tip to 274637 (CRIMES) or by visiting www.LACrimeStoppers.org.

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