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News Release

Monday, February 9, 2004

Media Relations

82 Year-Old Man Found Dead

 

Los Angeles: On Saturday, February 7, 2004, at around 3:45 p.m., neighbors of 82 year-old Troy Gordon became concerned when they hadn't seen him for several days. The building manager entered Mr. Gordon’s residence located in the 800 block of West 97th Street and found him dead.

Southeast Homicide Detectives investigation revealed that Mr. Gordon suffered from blunt force trauma injuries. Mr. Gordon lived alone and had no known family members in the area.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Southeast Area Homicide Detectives, 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 April Harding, Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.