(L.A.) John Amaya, 42, Died From Being Stabbed

Case Number: 2023-16415

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 42-year-old Latino male in Lancaster.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as John Amaya.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Stab Wound of Chest

RIP JOHN AMAYA (November 22, 1981 – November 27, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 2:48 p.m.

The decedent was killed in the 43400 block of Sixth Street East.

It was the second killing of the day in Lancaster. A still-unidentified man was fatally shot shortly after midnight Monday in the 43900 block of Delgado Court.