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Tuesday, January 13, 2009

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Detectives Announce Second Homicide in Miura Murder Case

What:      
Press Conference for Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Robbery-Homicide Division  detectives to announce a finding that an additional murder has been attributed to Kazuyoshi Miura.   

When:         
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009
2 p.m.   

Where:     
LAPD Parker Center Auditorium
150 N. Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012  
      
Who:           
LAPD Deputy Chief Charles Beck, Detective Bureau
LAPD Detectives Rick Jackson and Richard Bengtson          
        
Why:        
To announce developments that detectives have implicated Miura as the suspect in the 1979 murder of Chizuko Shiraishi.   

Detectives will discuss substantial and compelling evidence that lead them to their findings regarding Miura's responsibility for the murder.  Detectives will announce there is sufficient evidence to close the case.

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