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News Release

Friday, November 21, 2008

Media Relations

Wanted Murder Suspect

WHAT:    
News Conference

WHEN:    
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
3:00 p.m.

WHERE:    
200 North Breed Street
Los Angeles, Ca  90033

WHO:    
Captain Blake Chow, Commanding Officer Hollenbeck Area
Lieutenant Marcos Saenz, Officer in Charge, Hollenbeck Detectives
Detectives Dewaine Fields, Jacob Dugger, Araceli Negrete, Hollenbeck
                
WHY:    
Los Angeles Police detectives along with the victim's family are asking for the public's help in locating a wanted murder suspect.

On November 17, 2008, at about 2:00 a.m., the victim, Fernando Garcia, 21, was viciously beaten to death with a hammer.  The victim’s body was then placed in a trash dumpster.   

The suspect has been identified as 18-year old, Adam Quintana, male Hispanic, black hair, brown eyes, 6 feet tall, 180 pounds.

Photos of the suspect and victim will be available at the News Conference.