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News Release

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Media Relations

Detectives Need The Public's Help In Finding A Missing Woman, And Those Responsible For The Murder Of Her Boyfriend NA09274bb

What:     News conference

When:    Friday, October 16, 2009
              1:00 p.m. 

Where:   LAPD Parker Center- Breezeway
              150 N. Los Angeles St.
              Los Angeles, CA 90012     

Who:     LAPD Deputy Chief Charlie Beck, Detective Bureau
              LAPD Commander Patrick Gannon, Detective Bureau
              LAPD Robbery- Homicide Detectives
              Family members of Jose Zaragosa and Melissa Aguilar
Why:      Los Angeles Police Detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating Melissa Sylvia Aguilar, and information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the murder of her boyfriend, Jose Zaragosa. She was last seen with Zaragosa who was discovered murdered in Olympic Area.

    Photos of both Jose Zaragosa and Melissa Aguilar, details of the crime and a crime alert flyer will be provided by the detectives during the news conference.

    Anyone with information regarding this crime, the location of Melissa Aguilar, or the suspects is asked to call Robbery-Homicide Division Detectives Brian McCartin or George Shamlyan, at 213-485-2129.