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News Release

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Media Relations

22-Year-Old Woman Dies From Stabbing, Update

 

"22 Year Old Woman Dies from Stabbing"

Hollywood - On February 22, 2001, at approximately 9:20 a.m., Hollywood Area officers responded to a radio call of a death investigation at 1911 Pinehurst Road . When they arrived, they discovered the lifeless body of a female White, 22 years of age, inside the residence. Los Angeles City Fire Department personnel were called and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim died as the result of numerous stab wounds.

No suspects have been identified at this time and the motive remains unknown. The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information should contact LAPD's Hollywood Homicide detectives at 213-485-6410.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section 213-485-3586.


UPDATED INFORMATION

The homicide investigation revealed that the victim expired as a result of numerous stab wounds. She has been identified as Ashley Lauren Ellerin, 22 years of age, a resident of Hollywood.

This updated information was provided by Hollywood Homicide Detective M. Pelletier at 213-485-6410.

This press release update was prepared by Public Information Officer La Donna Cissell, Media Relations Section 213-485-3586.