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News Release

Thursday, January 7, 1999

Media Relations

City of LA Offers Reward

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Thursday, January 7, 1999

REWARD EXPIRED

What:
The City of Los Angeles will be offering a $ 25,000.00 reward for information leading to the identity, arrest and prosecution of the persons responsible for the death of Mr. Saud Vincent Hollier.

On Sunday, December 13, 1998, at approximately 7:45 a.m., Mr. Saud Vincent Hollier and his brother Yosef Hollier were asleep at their residence in the 3400 block of S. Cochran Ave. The suspects posing as Department of Water and Power employees tricked Yosef Hollier into opening the front security screen door. The suspects entered the residence at gunpoint and tied up Yosef Hollier. The suspects ransacked the residence. The suspects shot and killed Saud Hollier during the commission of the crime. The suspects took miscellaneous property from the residence which included the brother's silver Lexus GS400 which was later recovered on December 13, 1998.

When:
January 12, 1998
2:00 p.m.

Where:
Seventy-Seventh Street Community Police Station
Conference Room
7600 S. Broadway Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90003

Who:
This press conference will be attended by the Honorable Nathan
Holden, Tenth Council District, Lieutenant Charles Melacy,
Southwest Community Police Station, Lt. John Dunkin, Commanding Officer South Bureau Homicide, Vincent Hollier, (victim's father), Yosef Hollier, (victim's brother).

Contact: Please refer any questions to Detectives L.J. Jones, Paul Inabu
or Steve McArthur, South Bureau Homicide, (213) 237-1310.


For Release 2:25 pm PST
January 7, 1999