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News Release

Monday, December 1, 2003

Media Relations

Detectives Seek Leads on Death of 35 year-old Woman


Los Angeles: Rampart Homicide Detectives are investigating the death of a female Hispanic, approximately 35 years of age.

On Sunday, November 30, 2003, at about 7:00 p.m. Rampart Patrol Officers responded to a death investigation at an alley located in the 1800 block of S. New Hampshire Avenue. Upon arrival, officers observed the victim in the alley suffering from trauma to her head. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene.

The investigation revealed that the victim had sustained an injury to her head by an unidentified suspect(s). The motive and the suspect(s) identity are unknown at this time. The victim’s identity is also unknown.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Rampart Homicide Unit, at 213-207-2060. On weekends or during off-hours, contact the toll free 24-hour number at the Detective Information desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This news release was prepared by Public Information Officer Lucy Diaz, Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.