Sheriff’s deputies Sunday were continuing their investigation into the stabbing death of a woman in her 20s in an unincorporated East Los Angeles neighborhood.

The attack was reported at 6:16 p.m. Saturday in the 4100 block of Whittier Boulevard. Deputies were dispatched to the location in response to an assault with a deadly weapon call, according to Deputy Tony Moore of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

The woman, suffering from stab wounds to the upper body, was taken to a hospital where she was later pronounced dead, he said.

No further information was available.

Anyone with information about the death was encouraged to contact the department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477) or

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