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Hollywood man stabbed to death; brother sought

October 10, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Police are searching for a 42-year-old man wanted for questioning in the fatal stabbing of his brother in Hollywood on Sunday.Authorities said Edgar Pelayo ran from the scene of the murder in the 1500 block of Winona Boulevard, near Los Feliz Boulevard, about 4:30 p.m.

Police said the two brothers lived together in the apartment and got into an argument. Authorities said they believe the brother was involved in the killing of 31-year-old Phillip Pelayo.

The victim was rushed to the hospital but did not survive.

Edgar Pelayo is described as a Hispanic male, 6-foot and 250 pounds.

"We believe that Edgar fled the scene on foot," said Lt. Rober Binder of the Los Angeles Police Department. "We believe he's in the local area. We believe he has some friends and family he could be staying with."


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