Baldwin Park man stabbed to death outside West Covina Halloween Party

WEST COVINA – A 26-year-old Baldwin Park man was stabbed to death early Sunday morning after becoming involved in an altercation outside a Halloween party, police said Monday.
According to a news release, West Covina police received several 9-1-1 calls reporting a stabbing in the 1000 block of South Meeker Avenue at about 2 a.m.
When officers arrived, they found Nicholas Bernard Botiller in the middle of the street suffering from mutiple stab wounds to his upper torso.
Botiller was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
West Covina police Cpl. Rudy Lopez said witnesses told police that Botiller left the party with a group of people and was hanging out with them in the street prior to the stabbing.
He said witnesses heard a “ruckus” and saw that Botiller had been stabbed.
Botiller’s attackers fled the area before police arrived. No suspects have been identified or arrested.
Anyone who witnessed the stabbing or attended the party is asked to call the West Covina Police Department at 626-939-8557.
Tips can be reported anonymously by calling 626-939-8688 or by texting TIPWCPD and the tip to 847411.
- From staff reports

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