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Wednesday, March 31, 1999

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Two Bodies Found Dead in Residential Home

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Wednesday, March 31, 1999

On Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at 8:35 PM, North Hollywood Patrol Officers responded to the 12100 block of Oxnard Street to conduct a welfare check. Upon arrival at the location the officers discovered two bodies inside of a single family residence. It was apparent that the bodies had been there for a few days.

One of the victims was a female and she had obvious trauma (possible stab wounds) to her upper body. However, the exact cause of death has not yet been determined. The other victim was a male and he had possible stab wounds to both his arms. Again, the cause of death has not yet been determined.

North Hollywood detectives, along with the Coroner's Office are in the process of trying to positively identify both individuals. This case is being handled as a criminal homicide.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact North Hollywood Detectives at 818-623-4045.


For Release 12:20 pm PST
March 31, 1999