UPDATE: Police arrest 36-year-old man in North Long Beach slaying

UPDATE | The Long Beach Police Department announced Thursday the arrest of 36-year-old Carlos Humberto Reyes of Los Angeles in the death of 52-year-old Julian Zamora-Uriostegui of Long Beach.

Reyes was booked at the Long Beach City Jail on a $2 million bail and the Los Angeles County District Attorney filed charges against him for one count of murder.

After an investigation, police believe Reyes is responsible for the death of Zamora-Uriostegui, who died of blunt force trauma near Atlantic Avenue and South Street.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Long Beach Police Department Homicide Detectives Todd Johnson and Donald Collier at (562) 570-7244.

PREVIOUSLY: Man found dead near Michelle Obama Library; homicide detectives investigating

8/17/18 at 4:10 p.m. | A man who appeared to have blunt-force trauma injuries to his upper torso was found dead near Michelle Obama Library in North Long Beach Thursday night, police said.

The unidentified man was found in a lot nearby Atlantic Avenue and South Street by officers responding to a 911 call around 9:45 p.m. The Long Beach Fire Department also responded and determined he was dead at the scene.

Police didn’t give a detailed description of the man’s wounds other than to say they didn’t appear to be self-inflicted.

Homicide detectives are still in the area canvassing for witnesses and evidence to help find a suspect and determine a motive, said police. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Long Beach Police Department Homicide Detectives Todd Johnson and Donald Collier at 562-570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through Los Angeles Regional Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App Store and Google Play), or visiting the website here.

 

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Asia Morris has been with the Long Beach Post for five years, specializing in coverage of the arts. Her parents gave her the name because they wanted her to be a world traveler and they got their wish. She has obliged by pursuing art, journalism and a second career as a competitive cyclist.
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