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A man was fatally stabbed Friday in the Compton area, and an investigation was underway.

Detectives were sent to the 13200 block of Penrose Avenue about 8:25 a.m. and found the man unresponsive inside a residence, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported.

Paramedics were called to the scene and pronounced the man dead. His name was not released pending notification of his next of kin, though the LASD noted he was in his 50s.

No arrests were reported, and no suspect information was available.

Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.

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