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6-Year-Old Found Dead, Police Can't Find Step Father

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Last night police responded to a home in South LA finding a the body of a young boy with unexplained injuries, which are suspected to be from child abuse. Paramedics pronounced him dead on the scene on the 800 block of 87th Place. His father, Marcas Fisher, is the last known care-taker of the boy and his whereabouts are not known. Now the LAPD's Juvenile Division is requesting the public’s help to locate Mr. Fisher, so that he can help explain the child’s injuries. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call LAPD Juvenile Division Detectives at (213) 485-2801. After hours or on weekends, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 or by texting CRIMES (274637) and beginning the message with the letters LAPD. Tipsters may also submit information on the LAPD website Tipsters may remain anonymous.

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