Michael Silva, L.A. Homicide No. 126: Man Found Stabbed to Death in Canoga Park [Update: Suspect Identified]
The Los Angeles Police Department is searching for a 32-year-old Canoga Park man who allegedly fatally stabbed Michael Silva on June 5. According to detectives, Jerry Wizar pulled a knife and stabbed 39-year-old Silva multiple times in the head, back, neck and chest. Wizar and Silva were long time acquaintances. Wizar is described as a male Hispanic with brown hair, brown eyes, stands 5 feet 11 inches tall, and weights about 200 pounds. Anyone with information about Silva's death should contact LAPD Topanga Division Homicide Detectives at (818) 756-4800.
A man who was stabbed to death multiple times by an unknown assailant in Canoga Park June 5 has been identified as 39-year-old Michael Silva. Silva was found in the 7000 block of Glade Avenue around 2 a.m. Saturday. Police do not have any suspects but did rule out that porn actor Steven Hill was involved.
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On June 1, Hill used a Samurai sword to allegedly kill fellow porn actor Herbert Wong, who went by the stage name Tom Dong. Hill died last night after a day long stand off with SWAT officers in West Hills.
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