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News Release

Tuesday, May 10, 2005

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Man Found Dead Inside Vehicle

 

Los Angeles: Southeast Homicide detectives are asking for the public's help with any information about a murder that occurred in the intersection of 106th Street and Grand Avenue on Saturday, May 7, 2005.

According to detectives, residents in the area heard a single gunshot at about 6:30 a.m. The victim was found shot to death inside a teal colored van in front of 10609 S. Grand Avenue at about 8:10 a.m.

The victim, identified as Sabas Martinez, was described as a 26 year-old male Hispanic.

The Los Angeles Fire Department pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

There is no suspect information at this time and the motive is unknown.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Southeast Homicide Detectives J. Zambos or G. Pantoja at 213-972-7849. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).



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