The Deaths of the Los Angeles Riots

George Alvarez

George Alvarez, a 42-year-old Latino, died Friday, May 1, 1992, in Chinatown. Alvarez was beaten to death by some homeless people after he allegedly stole less than $5 worth of recyclable cans and bottles. His body was found in front of a recycling center, near Main and College streets.

Read the story at the Los Angeles Times