Downtown Los Angeles header image
Los Angeles Police Department Badge

Official Site of The LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT

News Release

Monday, March 10, 2003

Media Relations

Wrapped In A Blanket; Woman's Body Found Dead

 

Los Angeles: Foothill Homicide Detectives are investigating the death of a 56 year-old female Hispanic.

On Sunday, March 9, 2003, at approximately 12:00 a.m., Foothill Area patrol officers responded to a "Possible Homicide Investigation" radio call in the 9700 block of Sharp Avenue. Upon arrival, the officers discovered the victim lying in the dirt area adjacent to the road, wrapped in a blanket.

The motive is unknown at this time. The identity of the victim will not be revealed until after her relatives have been notified.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Foothill Homicide Detectives at 818-834-3115. On weekends and during off-hours, please call 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 Adriana N. Sanchez, Media Relations, 213-485-3586.