UPDATE: Authorities Identify Woman Fatally Stabbed in Long Beach • Long Beach Post

UPDATE | A woman who was found fatally stabbed in a Long Beach apartment early Sunday has been identified by authorities.

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Olympia Riley, 51, of Long Beach was found unresponsive by Long Beach police and fire and pronounced dead at the scene around 3:00AM on Sunday, April 14.

The victim had sustained a stab wound to her lower body, according to officials. With the help of the county coroner’s office, detectives began conducting a murder investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Mark Mattia and Don Goodman at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling (800) 222-TIPS (8477).

PREVIOUSLY: Woman, 51, Stabbed to Death Sunday in Long Beach

4/16/18 at 9:30AM | By City News Service | A 51-year-old woman was stabbed to death Sunday in the Cambodia Town area of Long Beach, authorities said.

At about 3:50AM. officers were sent to the 1400 block of Walnut Avenue to assist Long Beach firefighters with a woman in full cardiac arrest, Long Beach police Sgt. Brad Johnson said.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, Johnson said.

“Upon arrival, officers observed suspicious circumstances, secured the scene and notified homicide detectives,” he said.

The woman’s name was not released pending notification of relatives.

Stephanie Rivera covers immigration and the north, west and central parts of Long Beach. Reach her at [email protected] or on Twitter at @StephRivera88.

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