LA murder suspect Oscar Bridges nabbed in San Francisco

This undated photo released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept. shows homicide suspect Oscar Bridges, 54.
This undated photo released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept. shows homicide suspect Oscar Bridges, 54. HOPD/AP

San Francisco police have arrested a man wanted for investigation of a Los Angeles-area stabbing death.

Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say 54-year-old Oscar Bridges was taken into custody Saturday in San Francisco, four days after a huge manhunt in the Hollywood Hills came up empty.

Bridges was wanted in connection with the Jan. 23 stabbing death of 21-year-old Robert Brewer of Texas at a motel in LA County's unincorporated Westmont area.

Last Tuesday more than 50 deputies searched the rugged hills above the Greek Theatre and west into a popular hiking trail in Runyon Canyon for signs Bridges. Later in the day, deputies walked along Hollywood Boulevard with a bloodhound.

Sheriff's officials said Monday that Bridges will be transported to Los Angeles and booked for investigation of murder.

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