DOWNEY - A 23-year-old Panorama City man was killed in Downey Wednesday and another 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murdering him. | » POLICE NEWS
Officers responding to an apartment complex in the 12000 block of Downey Avenue around 7:45 a.m. on a call of "unknown trouble" found Angel Cervantes dead inside an apartment, said Downey police Sgt. Dwayne Cooper.
Witnesses said they heard sounds of a struggle in the apartment and a short time later one of Cervantes' relatives returned home and found him, Cooper said.
Officers later arrested Adrian Talamantez of Norwalk on suspicion of murder, Cooper said.
Cervantes knew Talamantez, but a motive for the killing has not been determined, Cooper said.
The cause of death has also not been determined, but Cervantes was not shot or stabbed, said Downey police Sgt. Kevin McCaster.
Anyone with information about the case was asked to call Downey police at (562) 904-2308 or Detective Lorraine Medina at (562) 904-2329.