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Monday, October 9, 2000

Media Relations

Homicide Victim Found on Sidewalk in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Sunday, October 8, 2000



"Homicide Victim Found On Sidewalk In Hollywood"

Hollywood - On October 8, 2000, at approximately 6:30 am, Los Angeles Police Department Officers of Hollywood Division, responded to a radio call of a possible murder in the 1700 block of North Garfield Place. The Officers discovered the body of a 19 year old female Hispanic lying on the sidewalk. The victim had sustained numerous gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene by Rescue Ambulance personnel.

The victim has been identified as Brenda Kazimir, a 19 year old resident of Hollywood.

The motive has not been established and there is no weapon or suspect information available.

The investigation is being conducted by Hollywood Homicide Detectives. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call 323-485-6410 or the Watch Commander at 323-485-4302.

This press release was prepared by Officer Don Cox, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.




For Release 12:00 pm PDT
October 9, 2000