$10,000 Reward Established for Murder of Norwalk Man

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a $10,000 reward today for information related to the stabbing death of Norwalk resident, Manuel Marquez, at the request of Supervisor Don Knabe.

On Monday, October 23, 2006, Marquez was found beaten and stabbed to death in his home at 12005 Pioneer Boulevard, in the City of Norwalk. The victim was last seen alive on Friday evening and was discovered by his girlfriend on Monday. Marquez was a family man and a business owner.

"This was a savage and heinous murder, said Supervisor Knabe. We need to find those responsible for the death of Mr. Marquez, and it is my hope that this reward will help lead to new information and ultimately an arrest.

Any person having any information related to this crime is asked to contact Detective Karen Lee Shonka of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department – Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5621.