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News Release

Monday, December 13, 2004

Media Relations

Suspect Sought in Fatal Stabbing


Los Angeles: On December 11, 2004, at about 12:00 p.m., Los Angeles Police Department, Hollywood officers responded to a radio call of an Assault with a Deadly Weapon in progress in the 5600 block of Carlton Way.

Officers observed the victim, a 42 year-old male, on the floor of his apartment suffering from numerous stab wounds. Los Angeles City Fire Department personnel responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

The suspect, identified as 35 year-old Hollywood resident, Reynaldo Roca was arrested and booked for 187(A) PC-Murder.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Hollywood Detectives, at 213-972-2901, or 213-972-2902. On weekends and during off-hours, call 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 the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.