The Coroner’s Office Saturday released the name of a 44-year-old homeless man who was stabbed to death in the San Pedro, where a suspect was also arrested in connection with his death.

The homeless man was identified as Raul Esparza, according to the coroner’s office.

Esparza died at the scene of the crime, which was reported at 3:30 a.m. Friday in the 600 block of South Palos Verdes Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

A suspect, described only as a male, was taken into custody, police said. His name was not released.

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