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News Release

Monday, October 22, 2001

Media Relations

$25,000 Reward Offered in Triple Homicide Case

 

What:
Press Conference

When:
Tuesday, October 23, 2001
3:00 P.M.

Where:
4014 Chevy Chase Drive
Atwater (The Crime Scene)

Atwater: On Wednesday, August 8, 2001, at approximately 9:45 p.m., the victims, Mary Ann Wistosky, 64 years of age, her daughter Cheri Wistosky, 45 years of age, and Bryham Robinson, 38 years of age, a family friend, were seated in their vehicle, double parked in front of 4014 Chevy Chase Drive. The suspect, who was armed with a handgun, approached their vehicle and without warning started shooting at the victims fatally wounding them. All victims are from the Los Feliz area.

The suspect was described as either male Caucasian or Hispanic in his mid 20's. He was in the company of four male Hispanics. The motive for the shooting appears to be narcotic related.

UPDATE

To date, detectives have exhausted all clues that would lead to the identification of the suspects and believe that no further leads will develop without the assistance of the community. The Los Angeles City Council has issued a $25,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension and prosecution of the individuals responsible for these brutal slayings.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Northeast Homicide Detectives J. Carrillo or L. Rivera at 213-847-4261.

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