Tustin PD seeks tips from public after man, 62, found stabbed to death on street


Tustin Police are investigating the death of a man found in the street around 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, with a single stab wound to his upper body.

The TPD believes the 62-year-old, whose name is not being released pending notification of next of kin, was walking on Prospect Avenue at Norwood Park Place around 8:45 p.n. when he was attacked by an unknown suspect.

The man was found bleeding in the southbound lanes of Prospect. Despite life-saving measures by TPD officers, paramedics, and hospital staff, the man succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital, the TPD said in a news release Tuesday, Dec. 10.

A possible motive for the killing is unknown at this time and the investigation is in the early stages, Lt. Andy Birozy said.

If anyone has additional information regarding this crime, please call Det. Haug at 714-573-3246.