Downtown Los Angeles header image
Los Angeles Police Department Badge

Official Site of The LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT

News Release

Wednesday, February 5, 2003

Media Relations

Murder at Downtown Hotel

 

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department’s Central Area Homicide Detectives are investigating the murder of a Los Angeles resident that occurred in a downtown hotel.

On February 4, 2003, at 1:30 p.m., Central Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of an "Ambulance Death Investigation" at the Huntington Hotel located on the 700 block of south Main Street in Downtown Los Angeles.

Responding officers were directed to a hotel room where they discovered the victim dead. It was determined at the scene that the man was the victim of a stabbing and ultimately died as a result of his injury. There are no suspects in custody and no weapon was recovered.

Anyone with information that may assist in this investigation is urged to contact the Central Area Homicide Detectives at 213-485-6593. On weekends or off-hours, 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 Officer Jack Richter, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.