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News Release

Monday, December 18, 2006

Media Relations

$75,000 Reward Offer

What:
News Conference to announce a $75,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of a murder suspect wanted in the death of Ronmel Villanueva, and the attempted murder of his brother, Oblyn Munoz.

When:
Tuesday, December 19, 2006
2:00 P.M.

Where:
Northwest corner of Figueroa Street and Slauson Avenue

Who:
Councilmember Jan Perry
77th Area Captain Patrick M. Gannon
77th Street Homicide Detectives
Family members of the victim

Why:
On November 17, 2006, Villanueva and Munoz were crossing the street at Figueroa and Slauson when they were confronted by a suspect accompanied by a female companion. For an unknown reason, the male suspect stabbed both victims. Villanueva collapsed on the railroad tracks just north of Slauson Avenue and died. Munoz survived his injuries.





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