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On January 5, 2020, at approximately 1:00 a.m., officers responded to a call of a person down in an alley in the area of 68th Street and Paramount Boulevard.

The officers located the victim in the alley rear of the 6700 block of Paramount Boulevard. The victim was located breathing, but was unresponsive, suffering from injuries to his upper torso. Long Beach Fire Department personnel responded and transported him to a local hospital.

On January 31, 2020, detectives learned the victim was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The victim has been identified as 55-year-old, Marc Ramirez of Long Beach. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office will determine the cause of death.

Due to the victim’s injuries, Homicide detectives will continue to investigate the incident. There is no suspect information at this time and we ask anyone that might have witnessed this incident to please contact our detectives.

Contact LBPD Homicide Detectives Shea Robertson or Travis Harris at 562-570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smartphone (available at the Apple app store or Google Play), or by visiting www.LACrimeStoppers.org.

The article above was released by the Long Beach Police Department.