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Officials ID'd man stabbed to death in West Central Fresno

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Police have identified a man stabbed to death in a fight in West Central Fresno.

Officers found Leonel Ortega, 27, lying near a sidewalk around 9:00 Tuesday night, at the Casa Blancas Apartment Complex at Marks near Clinton.

ABC30 was told Ortega was suffering from stab wounds. He died a short time later at Community Regional Medical Center.

At this point, it's not known what provoked the stabbing. Officers are trying to determine if it was drug related. They're also working to identify a suspect.

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