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News Release

Saturday, April 19, 2003

Media Relations

Burned Body Discovered in Alley

 

Los Angeles: On April 19, 2003 at 6:10 a.m., Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded to a call of a fire in the alley to the rear of 9808 South Central Avenue. Upon their arrival the Fire Department discovered a human body that had been badly burned.

Southeast Homicide Detectives responded and discovered that the victim was a female of unknown age and decent. Further investigation revealed that the victim also suffered from at least one gunshot injury in addition to the burns.

The victim has yet to be identified. Southeast Homicide Detectives are handling the investigation.

Anyone with information should contact Southeast Area Homicide Detectives at 213-485-6902. 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 Renee’ Montoya, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.