UPDATE | A 59-year-old man was charged today with murder for allegedly stabbing a man during an apparent altercation last week in Long Beach.
Nestor Guyal Tendido of Long Beach—who is being held in lieu of $2.02 million bail—is scheduled to be arraigned June 27 in a Long Beach courtroom in connection with the June 3 stabbing of Kelly Paul Miller, 58.
The murder charge includes a knife allegation.
Miller was pronounced dead at the scene in the 1300 block of Pine Avenue, with police saying that officers’ initial investigation found that he was involved in a physical altercation.
Tendido was arrested Saturday in the area of Willow Street and Pacific Avenue by Long Beach police detectives. He has remained behind bars since then, according to jail records.
PREVIOUSLY: Long Beach Resident Arrested for Murder of Victim Killed During Fight
6/12/18 at 12:27PM | by Asia Morris: On Saturday, detectives arrested 59-year-old Long Beach resident Nestor Guyal Tendido for the murder of 58-year-old Kelly Paul Miller, who died in the 1300 block of Pine Avenue after a possible stabbing, the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) announced today. Police believe Miller was homeless.
Tendido was arrested in Long Beach near Willow Street and Pacific Avenue.
Scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon, Tendido’s case was presented to the DA’s office and Tendido was charged with one count of murder, according to the LBPD.
PREVIOUSLY: Authorities Identify Victim Killed During Long Beach Fight
6/4/18 at 2:19PM | by City News Service: Long Beach police sought public help today to solve the killing of a man who may have been stabbed during a fight.
Kelly Miller, a 58-year-old apparent transient, died about 2:00AM Sunday in the 1300 block of Pine Avenue, according to the coroner’s office.
Officers were sent to the scene on a report of a possible stabbing, the Long Beach Police Department reported.
“Officers’ initial investigation found the victim was involved in a physical altercation and received a traumatic wound to the upper torso, but the cause of that injury is still to be determined,” a police statement said.
An autopsy was pending to determine the cause of Miller’s death.
No arrests have been reported, and no suspect information was available.
Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call homicide detectives at (562) 570-7244, or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.
PREVIOUSLY: Fight Leads to Stabbing Death of Man in Long Beach
6/4/18 at 10:37AM | by Stephanie Rivera: A man was fatally stabbed in Long Beach early Sunday after being involved in a fight, according to the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).
The incident happened on the 1300 block of Pine Avenue in the city’s Washington neighborhood at about 2:05AM. Long Beach paramedics determined the unidentified man dead at the scene.
An initial investigation by officers found that the victim was involved in a physical altercation and “received a traumatic wound to the upper torso, but the cause of that injury is still to be determined,” officials said in a statement.
No arrests have been made.
Homicide detectives are investigating the incident while the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office will determine the cause of death and positively identify the victim.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call homicide Detectives Oscar Valenzuela and Shea Robertson at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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