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Beverly Center-area stabbing death suspect arrested

Investigators inspect a scene in the 300 block of North Orlando Avenue near the Beverly Center where a man's body was found on the street.

May 19, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 29-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested for allegedly stabbing and killing another man following a dispute.

Los Angeles police detectives found the victim lying in the street in the 300 block of North Orlando Avenue early Saturday morning. Authorities initially thought the man was injured in a car crash but soon found several stab wounds. The man was not identified but described only as a 27-year-old Asian man.

Upon investigation, detectives believe the victim was involved in a dispute, which resulted in the stabbing.

Police identified the suspect as Richard Herrera. He was arrested and booked for murder.

The exact motive behind the dispute and stabbing remains under investigation.

If you know anything that can help investigators, you're urged to contact police at (877) LAPD-24-7 or (877) 527-3247.