NoHo man arrested in roommate's stabbing death

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES

The attack occurred on Vanowen Street near Laurel Canyon Boulevard. Police said Manuel Garcia-Perez and his roommate were having an argument, which escalated into a fight. After the stabbing, police say Garcia-Perez ran off wearing only jeans.

He was arrested several hours later after police searched the area with helicopters and dogs.

The name of the 68-year-old victim has not yet been released.

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