Thursday, June 26, 2003
Nameless Murdered Man
Los Angeles Police Department’s Newton Area Homicide Detectives
Detectives Requesting Public’s Help in Identifying Homicide Victim
Thursday, June 26, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.
LAPD Newton Area Station, 3400 South Central Avenue Red Davis Room
Los Angeles: On Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at about 7:55 a.m., Newton Area patrol officers responded to a dead body investigation at 754 East 12th Street. Behind the building at that address, the officers discovered a dead male on the ground in the alley.
Homicide investigators were called and determined that the victim was an adult male with an approximate age of 25 to 35 years. The race of the victim has not been determined at this time. Detectives believe that the man was murdered somewhere else and his body was dumped at this location. The motive for the murder is unknown at this time.
LAPD Newton Area Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the victim. A photo of the deceased male will be available at the press conference.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Newton Area Homicide Detectives at 323-846-5363. On weekends and during off-hours, contact 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 Jack Richter, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.