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News Release

Friday, October 30, 2009

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Los Angeles Police Department Seeks Help in Finding a Grieving Man

On Monday, November 1, 2009, at around 11:00 a.m., Missing Person Hasekian was found deceased at a residence in the Los Angeles area.  The death investigation is being conducted by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.

Los Angeles:
Los Angeles Police Detectives and family members are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing person.

Harry Hasekian was last seen on October 24, 2009, at around 3:30 p.m., walking away from the residence of his long time friend of seven years Celia Pool in the 2000 block of Bentley Avenue in the West Los Angeles area.

Harry is described as a 55-year-old Caucasian male, with brownish grey hair, brown eyes, and no facial hair.  He is six feet one inches tall and weighs about 190 pounds.

Harry’s family and friends are very concerned about his health and are worried for his safety.  Harry also has been dealing with the loss of his mother in December 2008 and has run into financial difficulty recently.

Harry’s brother, Charles Hasekian, states that he likes to visit local parks on occasion to reflect on his current circumstances.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Harry Hasekian please contact the LAPD Missing Persons Unit, Detectives Ralph Basset or Bruce Kuehl at 213-996-1800.  After-hours or on weekends, 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 and click on web tips.  When using a cell phone all messages should begin with “LAPD.”  Tipsters may remain anonymous.