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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Media Relations

$50K Reward Offered Regarding Harvey Medellin Hollywood Hills Murder NR12365rf

Los Angeles: LAPD Robbery Homicide Division detectives announced today that the Los Angeles City Council has approved a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the murder of Harvey Medellin, whose body parts were discovered in the Bronson Canyon area of Griffith Park in January of this year.

The case took on a high profile as detectives went through the process of discovering Medellin’s various body parts that included his head, hands and feet. Detectives continue to investigate the homicide and search for additional clues.

Anyone with information about the case should call LAPD Robbery Homicide Division Detectives Lisa Sanchez-Padilla or Chuck Knolls at (213) 486-6890.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477. Tipsters may also contact Crimes Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S) on most keypads) with cell a phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips.”