Garvanza Skate Park – September 2014

skate park4Garvanza Skate Park – Benefit skate contest held in honor of Carlos “Ekeh” Arellano who was murdered the previous month in Echo Park. A group assaulted Arellano and when he refused to give up his skateboard he was stabbed to death. All proceeds from the skate contest went to the Arellano family. To this date no arrests have been made in his murder.skate park6 skate park5skate park1skate park3 skate park2

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Memorial site in Echo Park where Arellano was murdered in August 2014