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News Release

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Media Relations

$50,000 Reward Offered To Help Identify the Remains of a Decomposed Female

What:       
Press Conference and Area Canvassing with LAPD Cadets  

When:      
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
6:00 p.m.  

Where:     
Department of Public Works
4550 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA  90029
(Southwest corner of Santa Monica Boulevard and Virgil Avenue)

Who:        
LAPD Detective Brian Putnam, Central Area Homicide                                                                  
                  
Why:        
On Friday, September 10, 2010, the badly decomposed body of a female was discovered  in a recycling center located at 1000 North Main Street, just north of downtown Los Angeles.  It is probable that the victim was dumped into a recycling trash container at an unknown location. 

The female victim is described as being of White or Hispanic descent, 40 to 80 years of age, with brown or auburn hair and approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall.  Following the press conference, Central Area Homicide Detectives will be going door to door, passing out flyers.  They will be accomplishing this with the assistance from LAPD Cadets from Central, Rampart, Northeast and Communications divisions. 

A $50,000 reward is being offered to encourage information in identifying the remains, which could possibly lead to the identity of the person or persons responsible for her death. 
 
Contact:  
Central Area Homicide Detective Brian Putnam or Detective Steve Chung,  213-996-1889 or 213-996-1890.
     



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