Long Beach man killed in Inglewood stabbing; assailant still at large

Authorities Wednesday identified a man who was stabbed to death in Inglewood, and continued their efforts to find his killer.

The stabbing was reported about 3:20 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of East Kelso Street, Inglewood police Sgt. Francisco Ruiz said.

Levester Peterson, 39, of Long Beach, died at a hospital, the coroner’s office reported.

Peterson was found on the sidewalk suffering from multiple stab wounds, Ruiz said.

No arrests have been made, and no suspect information was available, police said.

Police urged anyone with information about the stabbing to call homicide detectives at (310) 412-5246 or the anonymous hotline (888) 41-CRIME.

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