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News Release

Friday, December 5, 2003

Media Relations

Detectives Investigate the Death of a Man in a Burning Vehicle

"Detectives Investigate the Death of a Man in a Burning Vehicle"

 

Los Angeles: On December 5, 2003, at about 1:40 a.m., Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the rear alley of the 900 Block of East 108th Street for a vehicle fire. After extinguishing the fire, Fire Department personnel discovered the remains of a male inside the vehicle. This case is being handled as a homicide.

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

This news release was prepared by Public Information Officer Sandra Escalante, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.