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Man found dead in South LA murder mystery

A handyman is found dead inside his South Los Angeles home and police are calling it a homicide.

January 18, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Police said a handyman found dead inside his home in South Los Angeles on Monday afternoon may have been murdered.Authorities said relatives discovered Andrew Cherry, 56, when they went to check on him at his home in the 1400 block of West 53rd Street between Normandie Avenue and Western Avenue.

Investigators have not explained why they are calling the case a homicide or how Cherry was killed.

Cherry was well-known in his neighborhood. He was a resident of the neighborhood for four decades.