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News Release

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Media Relations

$50K Reward Offered to Help Find Hit-and-Run Suspect

WHAT:
News conference to announce a reward of $50,000, spearheaded by Los Angeles City  Councilman Bill Rosendahl, to assist LAPD traffic detectives in locating a suspect  responsible for a fatal hit-and-run collision.

WHEN:
Jan. 12, 2011
10 a.m.

WHERE:
Los Angeles City Hall Council Chambers
200 N. Spring Street
Los Angeles 90012

WHO:
District 11 Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl
LAPD West Traffic Division Captain Nancy Lauer (tentative)
LAPD West Traffic Division Detectives
Victim’s Family Members and Friends

WHY:
To assist detectives in their search for the suspect by encouraging anyone who may have information about the tragic incident to come forward.  Investigators have few leads on the case, in which victim Brigitte Burdine was struck and killed around 1:45 a.m. on Dec. 29 of last year. Burdine was well known in the film industry and her local community.

CONTACT:
For further information, contact West Traffic Division Detective Dominguez at 213-473-0244 or the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.