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News Release

Friday, March 3, 2006

Media Relations

News Conference To Announce $50,000 Reward For Murder

What:
News Conference To Announce $50,000 Reward For Murder

When:
March 6, 2006
2:00 PM

Where:
Mission Community Police Station
11121 Sepulveda Boulevard, Mission Hills

Who:
Councilmember Alex Padilla
Captain John Incontro, Commanding Officer, Mission Division
Mission Area Homicide Detectives
Victim’s Family Members

Why:
On February 2, 2006, at about 6:15 AM, a 92-year-old woman was found dead on the sidewalk in the 9000 block of Willis Avenue in Panorama City. The victim, Sofia Gomez, was taken to a local hospital, where she died a short time later from trauma to her head.

Councilmember Padilla‘s motion for a $50,000 reward was accepted by the Los Angeles City Council for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the perpetrator of this crime.

The victim’s photo will be made available during the press conference.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Mission Area Homicide Detectives at 818-838-9810. On weekends or during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).


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