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Employee "brutally beaten" to Death While Taking Trash Out From Malibu Restaurant

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Homicides don't happen often in Malibu, so residents are doubly shocked today to learn about the fatal beating a man took Sunday night outside of a restaurant.

The victim, a dishwasher at Guido's Malibu on Cross Creek Road, "was taking out the trash when he was confronted and brutally beaten" at the back of the restaurant, according to KTLA.

Deputy Tony Moore of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department said there were an "unknown number of suspects" who delivered the blows to the worker, according to City News Service.

Moore continued: "The victim managed to escape the suspects and staggered to the front
of the location before he collapsed. Paramedics responded and upon arrival they pronounced him dead at the scene."

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The employee's "body was discovered around 8:30 p.m. Sunday, said Tony Waldrop, manager of Guido's" according to L.A. Now. The coroner will examine the body on Tuesday.

The violent and fatal attack is under investigation, and the motive is unknown. The LASD are asking the public's help in identifying the suspects. Anyone with information is asked to contact the LASD.