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News Release

Monday, August 25, 2003

Media Relations

Detectives Investigate a Homicide

 

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Southeast Detective Division are investigating the murder of James Duffie, 43 years of age.

On Sunday, August 24, 2003, at approximately 11:20 p.m., citizens in the 200 block of east 119th Street heard a gunshot and called the police. The investigation revealed that Duffie was fatally shot while seated in a parked vehicle.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the Duffie dead at the scene. The suspects(s) remain outstanding and motive is unknown.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Southeast Homicide Detectives at 213-485-6902. On weekends and during off-hours, please contact the 24-hour toll free number at the Detectives Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

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



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