A Los Angeles man has been charged with the stabbing of a man found dead in a motel room in January, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Oscar Richmond Bridges, 54 (dob 6/29/59), is charged with one count of murder with a special allegation that he used a knife.
The felony complaint also alleges Bridges was previously convicted for lewd act upon a child, a serious felony.
Bridges was scheduled to be arraigned in case YA089581 on February 17 in Department 5 of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Inglewood Branch.
The defendant is accused of killing Robert Brewer, 21, at a motel on South Vermont Avenue on Jan. 23.
If convicted as charged Bridges faces a 56-years-to-life sentence in state prison. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department investigated the case.