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News Release

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Media Relations

News Conference to Announce $50,000 Reward in Unsolved Murder NA14183dm

WHAT:   News Conference

WHEN:   Wednesday, October 15, 2014
              11:00 a.m.
WHERE:  77th Street Community Police Station
             7600 S. Broadway                       
             Los Angeles, CA  90003
WHO:     LAPD Captain II Peter Whittingham,
             Commanding Officer, CGHD         
             LAPD Lieutenant II Jeff Nolte, Asst.
             Commanding Officer, CGHD
             LAPD Detective III Deana Stark,
             Detective Homicide Coordinator, Unsolved Squad
             LAPD Detective II Bertha Durazo,
             Homicide Investigator
             LAPD Detective I David Ross,
             Homicide Investigator
             Representative from Councilman Bernard Park’s Office
             Family members of victim                        
WHY:     To offer a $50,000 reward for information leading to
             the identity, arrest and prosecution of the person or
             persons responsible for an unsolved murder.

On Saturday, August 25, 2012, around 6:30 p.m., 39-year-old Tyree Rowe was parked in the 1900 block of West 77th Street when he was shot and killed.  There is no apparent motive for this senseless murder.  Detectives have exhausted all investigative leads on this case and are hoping the reward will help bring about new information.  Tyree Rowe was raised in Inglewood and was an aspiring musician at the time of his death.  He is survived by his mother, father and siblings.

CONTACT:     For further information, please contact
                    Criminal Gang/Homicide Division,
                    Detective III Deana Stark at (213) 485-4341.