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News Release

Wednesday, May 28, 2003

Media Relations

Dead body Investigation

"Dead body Investigation"

 

Los Angeles: On Thursday, May 22, 2003, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Southeast Area patrol officers received a dead body call in the 11200 block of South Hooper Avenue. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics had also responded and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

The subsequent investigation by Southeast Area Homicide Detectives and Los Angeles County Coroner's investigator did not reveal any obvious signs of foul play or immediate cause of death. The investigation is classified as an undetermined death, pending an autopsy by the Coroner's Office.

The decedent was a Black male, approximately 50 years old.

Anyone with information regarding this case is requested to contact Southeast Area Homicide Detectives at 213-485-6902. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.