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News Release

Saturday, July 2, 2005

Media Relations

Death Investigation in San Diego County

Los Angeles: On Friday, July 1, 2005, the Los Angeles Police Department, Central Area Detective Division initiated a missing person’s investigation of a Los Angeles area resident.

Several hours later, San Diego County Sheriff's Department personnel responded to a death investigation in the Encinitas area. In a coordinated effort, detectives from both agencies are in process of identifying the decedent, determining if a connection to the missing person exists and if so, making the appropriate notifications.

Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department, Robbery-Homicide Division, have assumed responsibility for the investigation due to multiple agency involvement.

Anyone with information is requested to contact Robbery-Homicide Division at 213-485-0780. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877- LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).