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News Release

Tuesday, June 22, 1999

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Two Victims Murdered

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Tuesday, June 22, 1999

On Saturday, June 19, 1999 at approximately 12:25 a.m., a double murder occurred at the 5100 block of W. Washington Boulevard. Candelario Lara Matias, a male Hispanic, 42 years of age and Armando Miramontes Hernandez, a male Hispanic, 24 years of age were inside the location and received gunshot wounds to the body. The victims expired at the scene. The motive for the murders is unknown.

No vehicle was seen. The weapon, a possible handgun, is outstanding.

Any information concerning the murders should be forwarded to Detectives Frank Bolan or Chris Schaper, Wilshire Homicide at 213-473-0444.



For Release 10:35 am PST
June 22, 1999



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