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News Release

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Media Relations

Man Shot to Death in Venice

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department detectives are searching for the suspects responsible for the shooting death of a man in Venice.

On Monday, December 17, 2007, at around 11:10 p.m., the body of Richard F. Winkleman, male white, 48 years of age, was discovered in an alley in the 2500 block of Lincoln Boulevard. Winkleman had been shot in the upper torso and died at scene.

Winkleman is a long time resident of Venice and there is no known motive for this murder.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Pacific Division Homicide Detectives at 310-482-6313. During off-hours or on weekends, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).