A Hispanic teen was stabbed to death at her residence in the 7000 block of Whitsett Avenue near Sherman Way in North Hollywood on June 26.
Crystal Zaldivar, 17, was found dead inside her apartment 3 p.m., Friday, by maintenance personnel. According to police reports, Zaldivar, who lived with her aunt, was a 12th Grade student at Grant High School in North Hollywood. Later that night, detectives arrested her next-door neighbor, 18-year-old Martin Ordonez. Police do not believe the two were romantically involved.
Anyone with information should call North Hollywood detectives at (818) 623-4045.