[UPDATED with Death a Suicide:] Richard Swartz Fatally Stabbed Near Anaheim Gas Station

Categories: 2013 Homicides
See the update at the end of this post with police saying Richard Swartz fatally stabbed himself.

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ORIGINAL POST, MARCH 19, 9:44 A.M.: A man found stabbed and bleeding in a gas station driveway in Anaheim this morning died a short time later at UCI Medical Center in Orange.

The clerk at the Mobil on Lincoln Boulevard east of Sunkist Street called police about the stranger just after 4:45 a.m.

Anaheim Police say they are investigating the case as a homicide and have no additional information to release at this time.

UPDATE, MARCH 27, 2:05 P.M.: Anaheim Police, who have identified the fatally stabbed man as Richard Swartz, say the Costa Mesa 66-year-old committed suicide.

The coroner's autopsy and footage from surveillance cameras in the area led police to conclude the injuries were self-inflicted, according to Anaheim Police Sgt. Bob Dunn.

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