WOODLAND HILLS (CNS) — Police are continuing to investigate the stabbing death of a hairdresser in his home in Woodland Hills and the disappearance of his 2008 black Porsche 911 Carrera.
Paramedics were sent to the 5000 block of Queen Victoria Road shortly after 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, for a medical emergency call regarding “hemorrhaging,” the Los Angeles Police Department reported. Fabio Sementilli, 49, a Canadian-born resident of Woodland Hills, died at the scene, it added.
“The paramedics observed a male in the outdoor patio of the residence with injuries to his face, and a significant amount of blood,” a police statement said.
“The paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene and contacted Topanga Division officers because it appeared to be a suspicious death,” police said.
“When the officers arrived they found the victim … suffering from multiple stab wounds,” police said.
Homicide detectives determined that Sementilli suffered several stab wounds to his neck and upper torso, police said.
Detectives found that the victim’s car was missing from his home. It was described as a black 2008 Porsche 911 Carrera with paper plates.
Sementilli was an established hairdresser who served as vice president of education for Wella, the salon professional division of Proctor and Gamble, according to Salon Today magazine.
Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call homicide detectives at (818) 374-1925, or (877) LAPD-247.