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Sunday, January 3, 2010

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Man Found Dead Inside his Apartment

Los Angeles:  The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Olympic Division is asking for the public’s help for information on the identity and whereabouts of a suspect who killed 59-year-old Bennett Bradley.

Saturday’s stabbing occurred at around 5:50 p.m. in the 100 block of South New Hampshire Avenue. Bradley was found dead inside his apartment with stab wounds to his body.  Los Angeles Fire Department showed up and pronounced Bradley dead at the scene.

Detectives believe the motive for the crime was possibly robbery.  There is no suspect description or information at this time.

Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact Olympic Homicide Detectives Herman Frettlohr and Matthew Gares at 213-382-9470.  During non-business hours or on weekends calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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