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News Release

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Media Relations

Reward Offered in Freeway Murder Case

WHAT:
News Conference

WHEN:
Thursday, March 20, 2008
10:30 a.m.

WHERE:
North Hollywood Community Police Station
Community Room
11640 Burbank Boulevard
North Hollywood, Ca 91601

WHO:
Councilmember Tom LaBonge
Captain Lenny Hundshamer, Commanding Officer North Hollywood Area

WHY:
Councilmember LaBonge announces a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) involved in the murder of 26 year old, Bunthan Roeung.

On March 1, 2008, around 1:50 a.m., the victim and friends were driving on Hollywood Boulevard where they had a verbal dispute with several male suspects in a gray or black Chevrolet Monte Carlo with red pinstripes and possible "F-1 motor sports" paper plates. The suspects followed Roeung and his friends onto the 101 freeway and began to tailgate them. The suspect fired a gunshot, striking the victim and killing him.

For further information call Detectives Kirkpatrick or Townsend, North Hollywood Homicide Unit, at 818-623-4045.

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