Pasadena posts 5th homicide of the year

PASADENA – A man was stabbed to death Thursday night, police officials said.

The stabbing occurred about 11:30 p.m.in the 700 block of North Fair Oaks Avenue, said Pasadena Lt. Keith Jones.

“All we know is that someone was stabbed multiple times, and transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead,” Jones said.

Here’s our updated SGV stats for 2009. Pasadena’s five homicides are now the most in the San Gabriel Valley.


Location City Victim name Age Method Date Description
Clear Clear Clear Clear Clear Clear Clear
1350 Mentone Ave Pasadena, CA Pasadena Barnes, Leroy 38 Officer involved Shooting Feb 19, 2009 Pasadena police fatally shot 38-year-old Leroy Barnes during a traffic stop on Feb. 19.
100 South Virginia Avenue, Pasadena, CA Pasadena Elinor Hill Manson 74 strangulation Apr 2, 2009 Police say Elinor Manson, 74, was strangled by her 78-year-old ex-husband, William Manson, at the woman’s home in the 100 block of South Virgina Avenue in Pasadena. Police say William Manson then tried to kill himself with an overdose of insulin.
100 South Hill Avenue, Pasadena, CA Pasadena James Hall 41 stabbing Apr 20, 2009 Story”> James Hall, 41, was stabbed to death near Pasadena City College. Patrick Mason, 42, and Steven Sumner, 45, both of Pasadena, were arrested in connection with the stabbing. Story
162 N. Sierra Madre Blvd, Pasadena, CA Pasadena David Crosby 39 Gunshot May 29, 2009 Story”> A man walked into the crowded Atlantis restaurant on May 29, 2009 and fatally shot 39-year-old David Crosby, of Lancaster. Story
700 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA Pasadena John Doe Stabbing Jul 16, 2009 A man was stabbed to death on July 16 around 11:30 p.m.in the 700 block of North Fair Oaks Avenue.

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