Updated throughout. Originally posted at 10:53 a.m.

A victim was fatally stabbed in an exclusive Beverly Hills community Tuesday morning, Beverly Hills police reported. A search for a suspect was underway Tuesday afternoon as officers went door-to-door and reverse 911 was used to contact residents and tell them to stay indoors, according to a Weekly source.

The attack in the 1800 block of Carla Ridge in Trousdale Estates was reported about 6 a.m., according to police spokesman Sgt. David Perez. The victim was pronounced dead by paramedics.

Authorities, with the help of Santa Monica police canine units, were searching the area for the attacker.

The quest to find a killer was ongoing as Lindsay Lohan appeared in court down the hill and a throng of news crews and helicopters swarmed the area.

-With reporting from City News Service. Got news? Email us.

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