SOUTH LOS ANGELES ( — A 63-year-old man was stabbed to death near his South Los Angeles home on Valentine’s Day.

A passerby saw Samuel Benton lying on the sidewalk in the 1500 block of East 112th Street at 7 p.m. Friday, police said.

Benton was suffering from stab wounds and was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

No suspect was seen leaving the location of the crime.

Anyone with information on the incident was asked to contact the LAPD’s Criminal Gang/Homicide Division at (213) 485-4341.


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