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News Release

Monday, November 1, 2010

Media Relations

10-day-old Baby and Her Mother Die After a Man Drives His Truck into Their Home NA10288SF

WHAT:   
News Conference    

WHEN:   
Monday, November 1, 2010  4:00 p.m.

WHERE:   
Hollenbeck Area Community Police Station
(Community Room)
2111 East First Street
Los Angeles 90033

WHO:   
Deputy Chief Kirk Albanese, Acting Director, Office of Operations
Commander John Sherman, Operations-Central Bureau
Captain Anita Ortega, Hollenbeck Area Commanding Officer
Hollenbeck Area Detectives

WHY:       
On October 31, 2010, a 22-year old man drove his Cadillac Escalade into the home of his 19-year old girlfriend, where she lived with their 10-day-old child.  As a result of the collision, the baby was transported to a local hospital in critical condition, but later died of her injuries. The suspect’s girlfriend and mother of the child was pronounced dead at the scene by personnel from the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Later this afternoon, detectives handling the case will discuss the progress of the investigation.

CONTACT:   
For more information, please contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.