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News Release

Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Media Relations

$100,000 Reward Offered in 1993 Murder of Mother and Daughter

What:
$100,000 Reward Offered in 1993 Murder of Mother and Daughter

When:
Friday, September 23, 2005
9:30 a.m.

Where:
City Hall
Mayors Press Conference Room 303
200 North Spring Street
Los Angeles, Ca

Who:
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
Assistant Chief George Gascon
Detective Kent Anderson

Why:
The City and County of Los Angeles along with the Los Angeles Police Department Detectives from the Criminal Conspiracy Section are asking for the public's assistance in obtaining information, which would identify the person(s) responsible for this heinous crime. 

On January 2, 1993, Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded to the scene of a fire at the 800 block of North Avenue 50 in Highland Park.  The victims Veronica Ultreras, 22 years of age and her daughter Cynthia Ultreras, 3 years of age, were discovered inside the residence. 

Anyone with information concerning these crimes is asked to contact Detectives Kent Anderson or Olivia Spindola at 213-485-2000.  On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).