Victim Identified in East LA Assault

By City News Service

A 76-year-old man beaten to death in East Los Angeles Monday night was identified Wednesday as Santos Castro of Montebello.

The victim was attacked in the 5600 block of Whittier Boulevard around 8:25 p.m. Monday, said Los Angeles County sheriff’s Deputy Grace Medrano.

Castro was taken to County-USC Medical Center where died about two hours later, according to the coroner’s office. No details of the assault were immediately available.

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