(L.A.) Luis Polito, 25, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2023-03937

Luis Polito notice of death in LA

Notice provided by the government

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Luis Polito.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Stab Wounds of the Chest

RIP LUIS POLITO (November 25, 1997 – April 12, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 4:02 p.m.

Media otulets and the Long Beach Police Department had given the decedent’s name as Luis Fernando Polita. He was fatally stabbed aboard a Metro Blue Line train in Long Beach.

Three suspects in total would eventually be arrested for this murder: Akili Collins, 18; Melake Daniel, 19; and Gael Cruz-Gonzalez , 21.

The motive for the attack was apparently a dispute that originated on the Metro train all four men were on.