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Monday, March 3, 2014

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Detectives Need the Public’s Help in Locating Person of Interest In Relation to a Homicide Investigation NR14094sm

North Hollywood:  Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s North Hollywood Division are asking for the public’s help in locating Herman Escobar Archila, a person of interest in a Homicide investigation.

On March 1, 2014 around 11:30 a.m., North Hollywood Area officers responded to 7100 block of Coldwater Canyon to investigate the report of a dead body inside a residence.  When the officers arrived they found the dead body of a female approximately 39 years of age.

North Hollywood detectives would like to speak with Mr. Archila in relation to this ongoing investigation.

If anyone knows where Mr. Archila is located or where he can be reached please contact North Hollywood homicide detectives at (818) 623-4016 or (818) 623-4075.

Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to call Detective R. Wheeler or Detective T. Illing, North Hollywood Homicide at (818) 623-4016.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.