LAWNDALE (CBS) —  A 31-year-old man was stabbed to death in Lawndale Wednesday.

The stabbing occurred at 3:45 p.m. in the 4600 block of 164th Street, between Hawthorne Boulevard and Inglewood Avenue, according to Deputy Lillian Peck of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.

The victim was declared dead at the scene, Peck said.

Sheriff’s homicide investigators were sent to investigate the circumstances of the stabbing.

The man’s name is withheld pending notification of his next of kin.

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Comments (26)
  1. ultimatebandgirl says:

    Stabbing are very personal you have to get up close someone they knew close to them

  2. Rick says:

    Is it too late to change our state quarter? The back should depict one stabbing another. Seems to be a new TREND in the last several weeks.

  3. Joe K says:

    Does it matter?

  4. Jonathan says:

    Lawndale violence is on the rise. Was there an arrest made?

  5. MIA says:

    WHAT!!! Jonathan how do YOU figure Lawndale violence is on the rise? I think YOU need to get your facts straight before you talk.. and to the family of this guy i send u my condolence super sad…

    1. Ed Rooney says:

      Gosh Mia I bet the family of the victim is all warm and fuzzy since you sent them your condolences. idiot.

  6. Lawndalian says:

    There have been 9 homicides in Lawndale since Jan 1 2007, 5 in the last year. It sounds like Jonathan is the one with his facts straight.

  7. Ed Rooney says:

    Gee anyone think the victim and the suspect may have been non-whites?
    Golly wouldn’t that be a surprise.
    Lawndale is a dump anyway, build a cage around it.

  8. Lawndalian says:

    Hey Ed! That’s not nice! I live in Lawndale, i’m white and I love it, don’t get me wrong it’s not perfect. But it is my home. I am glad you got some hatred out though, we are all happy for you!

  9. MIA says:

    o.k so 9 homicides in Lawndale since Jan 1 2007, 5 in the last year, how many has Inglewood, Gardena, compton L.A ALOT more then we do!!! and it’s not that it made the family warm and fuzzy…. I just Know family member’s come on here and see if they know what else info they can get and because of IDIOTS like u people come on here they can have at least one positive feed back….. BUILD A CAGE!! who is the IDIOT… same here I am WHITE I LOVE LAWNDALE and I have lived in Lawndale since I was born…..and FYI ED the idiot they were white that was in all this STUPID!! I think they need to build a CAGE around u!!

  10. MIA says:

    LOL…. O.k so looking at that WEB SITE Lawndalian and if u see where most of the killings are at did u notice where the boarder lines are at there more towards Hawthorne, Inglewood, Compton so how are u gonna say Jonathan has his facts straight? LOL….. c’mon now….. let’s be real here…. and calling me a idiot!!! really now!!

  11. Lawndalian says:

    I have not said a single rude thing here, I have called no one an idiot. I pointed out the homicides because they can be and are in this case representative of violence.

    This has nothing to do with the violence in Inglewood, Gardena or Compton, I am only speaking of Lawndale, and by ANY measure, it is on the rise.

    1. MIA says:

      i meant no disrespect towards u Lawndalian

  12. Pat Robertson says:

    Hey Mia, suck my throbbing member.

  13. MIA says:

    Lawndalian I was not being rude to u I was just saying that Lawndale is not no where near as bad as these other city’s around us.. I think we live in a pretty good city and as for the idiot comment that was for Ed for he has been ignorant and rude by calling me idiot, When I have said nothing to him or towards him and for him to say that he has no rights and now we have this gay saying to suck the throbbing member!!! and honesty it may be on the rise but I feel that the city’s around us are much worse… and hopefully these guys ED and Pat don’t live in our city cause these people are the ones that make our city worse and look bad!! I have nothing against u Lawndalian I have much respect until someone calls me a idiot

  14. family says:

    wow thank you for leaving such respectful comments about my family member

    1. MIA says:

      I did send my condolence to you and ur family I live right around the corner from this happening and it was just very sad to hear what happend… It’s just so sad how people could act so ignorant it’s it’s very embarrassing even tho I don’t know none of these people that has made rude comments towards ur family member. but again I send my true blessing to you and your family!!

  15. Janet Locke Dukes says:

    He was our son, he was not perfect neither of us are but this did not have to have happened.

    We will ignore these hurtful comments afterall we all enjoy our first ammendment rights.

    I only hope non of you ever have to bring a son or loved on home in a closed casket never to be viewed again by his father and step-mother because he was stabbed so very many times in the head and neck. 41 is much to young to bury one’s son. I pray for you all.

    1. MIA says:

      Mrs./Ms. Locke Dukes I am very sorry to hear what happend to your son NOT even to people I hate would I say such words to hurt the family that is still living.. I just can’t Believe how Ed, Pat, Joe & Rick could make such ignorant rude comments.. really all you can do is just to by pass all the ignorants cause they were never thought the right way

  16. friend of victim says:

    james was a friend of mine, and those of you disrespecting without having any idea who he is are just as horrible as the people out there with weapons

  17. Janet Locke Dukes says:

    Thank you Mia and all of James friends that are in sorrow. He is coming home today and will arrive in Fresno at midnight.

    His service will be in Fresno this Saturday at 10:30 with a luncheon to follow.

    God bless you all.

    Janet Locke Dukes

  18. Vic Lucero says:

    I am a friend of Stacy and he called today regarding your loss, my condonences…we lost a cousin last year under similar situation…I understand your grief.

  19. Ryan Kimberly says:

    I was informed about this today. James was a dear friend and ex. I am deeply distraught by what happened. James was a compassionate, supportive, and loving individual. He didn’t deserve this. Robbed his life by some spineless 22 yo piece of flaming excrement. He’s lucky the cops got to him before I. The love I have and have had for years for James will never cease. Know that my heart goes out to the Dukes family. He will be truly missed in my heart.

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