By CBSLA Staff

BALDWIN HILLS (CBSLA) – A woman was found stabbed to death in a senior living community in Baldwin Hills Thursday afternoon.

Sept. 16, 2021. (CBSLA)

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According to Los Angeles police, at around 1:30 p.m., the 69-year-old victim was discovered by her caretaker stabbed to death at the Buckingham Senior Apartments in the 4000 block of Buckingham Road.

She was not immediately identified.

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CBSLA’s cameras showed a man at the scene who appeared distraught. He was handcuffed, placed in the back of a police car and driven away. His relationship to the victim was not known.

“This is the neighborhood that I live in, and I would like to think that it’s safe, to feel safe, but I know that since the pandemic, its just been a lot of things going on…and a lot of people fighting for survival,” said Dzhane Parker, who lives in the neighborhood. “I honestly don’t know. But to know that someone was in their home, in a safe building, and to be found this way, is scary.”

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There was no word on a motive, or whether investigators had identified a suspect. Detectives are examining security camera footage from the apartment community.