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News Release

Monday, May 26, 2003

Media Relations

Victim Found Dead In Hotel Room; Detectives Investigate


Los Angeles: Pacific Area Homicide Detectives are investigating the murder of a 26 year-old female, White, who was discovered dead in a Hotel room located in the 5200 block of West Century Boulevard.

On May 24, 2003, at approximately 10:30 a.m., the hotel security officer, conducting a routine check, went to the victim’s room where he discovered her dead.

Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded to the location, examined the victim, and pronounced her dead at scene. The identity of the victim will not be released until after her relatives have been notified.

No suspects have been identified and no motive has been established for this crime.

The investigation is on going and is being conducted by Pacific Area Homicide Detectives. Anyone with information is asked to call 310-202-4513. On weekends and during off-hours, please call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Adriana N. Sanchez, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.