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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Media Relations

Man Arrested in Oyama Murder NA10014pv

WHAT:   
News conference to announce the arrest of Jian Hong Li in the murder of Hideko Oyama, on January 5, 2010

WHEN:   
Thursday, January 14, 2010
1:00 pm

WHERE:      
Sidewalk in front of Chetwood Hotel
411 E. 4th Street
Los Angeles 90014

Park trucks on Omar Street, which is the first side street east of the hotel.

WHO:         
Captain Todd Chamberlain, Commanding Officer, Central Area
Ms. June Oyama Lowry, daughter of Hideko Oyama
Councilwoman Jan Perry, 9th District
Lieutenant Paul Vernon, Central Detective Division
Detectives Thayer Lake, John Thacker, Bob Nelson
                                
WHY:             
Oyama Hideko, 74, was stabbed to death in an apparent robbery attempt at the hotel.  Prosecutors filed murder charges on Jian Hong Li, 39, this morning.

For more information, please contact Media Relations at 213-486-5910.            

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