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Monday, August 15, 2011

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Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Devonshire Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of Brent D. Zubek who killed a woman and a man in Chatsworth.

On August 12, 2011, in the evening, Devonshire Area Homicide Detectives were conducting an investigation in the 20400 block of Lassen Street in Chatsworth.  Detectives found the bodies of a male and female, who were the victims of a homicide.  

The victims have not been identified.  Final determination of the identities of the victims and cause of death will be determined by the Coroner’s Office.  The investigation is continuing as to the circumstance of these deaths.

The suspect is 43-year-old Brent D. Zubek.  He is a male White, with brown hair and blue eyes, stands 5 feet and 11 inches tall, weighs 185 pounds.  He should be considered armed and dangerous.   

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Zubek should contact Devonshire Homicide Detectives at 818-832-0609.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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