Transient Found Fatally Stabbed Along Santa Ana River Trail

ANAHEIM (CBS) —  Police in Anaheim Wednesday were investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal stabbing of a middle-aged man along the Santa Ana River Trail.

KNX 1070 Reports

The Orange County Register reported that the discovery was reported to the Anaheim Police Department about 6:15 a.m. Wednesday.

The deceased was found east of Tustin Avenue and west of the Riverside (91) Freeway, Sgt. Bob Dunn told the newspaper.

river trail stabbing death Transient Found Fatally Stabbed Along Santa Ana River Trail

(credit: Orange County Register)

The victim, according to police, is believed to be a male transient.

Police plan to also investigate whether Wednesday’s attack is at all related to another stabbing involving a transient that occurred last week in Placentia, Dunn added.

Anyone with more information is encouraged to contact police at (714) 765-1900.


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