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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

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Los Angeles:  A West Los Angeles man has been found shot to death in the underground parking garage of his residence.

On October 26, 2009, at around 11 a.m., the victim was discovered on the floor of the subterranean parking garage to his residence, a multi-unit complex in the 11700 block of Goshen Avenue.  The victim had suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim, who was last seen alive around 9:30 a.m. the morning his body was discovered, has been identified as 65-year-old West Los Angeles resident Richard Traweek.  The reason for his death is still under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call LAPD West Los Angeles Homicide Detective Mike Pelletier at 310-444-1520.  After-hours or on weekends, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 or by texting CRIMES (274637) and beginning the message with the letters LAPD.  Tipsters may also submit information on the LAPD website, www.lapdonline.org.  All tips will remain anonymous.


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