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News Release

Monday, January 6, 2003

Media Relations

Detectives Investigate Suspicious Death

 

Los Angeles: Wilshire Area Homicide Detectives are investigating the death of Harold Bell, a 75 year-old male Caucasian.

On Friday, January 3, 2003 at approximately 9:00 a.m., uniformed officers from Wilshire Patrol Division responded to a 9-1-1 call in the 500 block of South Hobart Boulevard. The victim, who lived alone, was found dead in his apartment. The circumstances indicated the death was not natural.

No motive or suspect (s) have been identified.

Anyone with information pertinent to this case is requested to contact the Wilshire Homicide Unit, and direct their information to Detectives Bolan or Telis at 213-473-0405 or 213-473-0444. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk,
1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Adriana N. Sanchez, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.