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News Release

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Media Relations

$50K Reward Offered in Connection with High-Profile Murder Case Victim’s Head, Hands and Feet Found Near Hollywood Sign Last January NA12178rf

WHAT:          
News conference to announce a $50,000 reward in connection with the Hollywood Hills “torsoless” murder case

WHEN:          
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
4:30 p.m.

WHERE:        
Los Angeles Police Department Headquarters
COMPSTAT Room
100 West 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

WHO:             
LAPD Robbery Homicide Division Captain Billy Hayes
LAPD Homicide Detectives

WHY:             
To announce a Los Angeles City Council-approved reward being offered in the amount of  $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible in the Harvey Medellin murder case.

The investigation gained wide attention when it surfaced this past January because only the victim’s head, hands and feet were found near the Hollywood Sign.  Detectives are still searching for the rest of the body parts and any clues they can find to help solve the case.

Detectives will be on-hand to talk about the reward, provide updates and take questions about the status of the investigation.

CONTACT:   
For additional information, contact LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.


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