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News Release

Friday, October 10, 2014

Media Relations

Announcement of $50,000 Reward in Transgender Murder NA14180dm

WHAT:
News Conference

WHEN:
Friday, October 10, 2014
11:00 a.m.

WHERE:
City Hall Media Room
200 North Spring Street, Room 450
Los Angeles, CA  90012

WHO:
Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell, Council District 13
Captain III Brian Pratt, Commanding Officer, Rampart Area
Lt. II Joe Losorelli, Commanding Officer, Rampart Detective Division
Detectives from Rampart Homicide Division
Family members of the victim

WHY:
To offer a $50,000 reward for information leading to the identity, arrest and prosecution of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Aniya Knee Parker.

On October 2, 2014, at 2:58 a.m., Aniya Parker, a transgender female, was in the area of Melrose Avenue and Kenmore Avenue.  Parker had a verbal dispute with 3 male Hispanics, approximately 20-25 years of age.  The verbal dispute escalated into an altercation and Parker was shot.  Parker died at a local hospital after being treated for the injuries received.

INFO:
For further information, please contact Rampart Homicide Detective Martinez or Detective White at (213) 484-3623.

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