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News Release

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Media Relations

Husband Finds His Wife Dead Inside Their North Hollywood Home

Los Angeles:  The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect/s responsible for the murder of a 66-year-old North Hollywood resident.

On Saturday, April 11, 2009, at around 12:00 p.m., North Hollywood Area Officers responded to a home in the 6500 block of Teesdale Avenue.  When they arrived, they were told that the victim’s husband found his wife with traumatic injuries to her upper torso.  Los Angeles City Fire Department paramedics also responded to the location where she was pronounced dead at the scene.

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of her family.

Los Angeles Police Department North Hollywood Division is handling the investigation. Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact North Hollywood Homicide Detectives at 818-623-4075.  During off-hours, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247).  Callers may also text “Crimes” with a cell phone or log on to www.lapdonline.org and click on Web tips. When using a cell phone, all messages should begin with “LAPD.”  Tipsters may remain anonymous.


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