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News Release

Tuesday, February 17, 2004

Media Relations

46 Year Old Man Found Dead In His Home

 

Los Angeles: On Monday, February 16, 2004, at about 7:20 p.m., 46 year old Lamont Joe Fletcher was found dead inside his residence in the 2900 block of South 11th Avenue

Three suspects described as male Blacks, knocked on the front door and were allowed in by Mr. Fletcher. It is believed that a dispute took place over narcotics or money. One of the suspects shot and killed Mr. Fletcher. The suspects left the area in a newer model black SUV type vehicle.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Southwest Area Homicide Detectives Pete Razanskas or Eric Holyfield, at 213-485-2417. On weekends and during off-hours 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, at 213-485-3586.