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News Release

Monday, April 14, 2003

Media Relations

Deadly Discovery in Parked Vehicle

 

Los Angeles: Newton Area Homicide Detectives are investigating the death of a male Hispanic who was found shot to death in a parked vehicle.

On Sunday, April 13, 2003, at 8:40 a.m., Newton Area patrol officers responded to a death investigation in the 300 block of East 55th Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered a male body inside a parked vehicle. The initial investigation revealed that 34 year-old Cesar Garcia was shot to death while inside the vehicle. At this time, the motive for the shooting is unknown. There are no weapons or suspect in custody.

Anyone with information regarding this case is requested to contact the Newton Area Homicide Detectives, at 323-846-5363. On weekends and during off-hours, please call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jack Richter, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.



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