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News Release

Wednesday, March 9, 2005

Media Relations

Monthly Media Availability Meeting

"Elderly Woman Stabbed to Death"

 

Los Angeles: Early Wednesday morning, while her family slept, an 84-year-old woman was stabbed to death in her home in Reseda.

Los Angeles police officers arrived at the home of Maria Refujio Mojarro in the 19200 block of Lanark Street . The officers were directed to a bedroom where Ms. Mojarro was found with multiple stab wounds.

An unknown person entered the residence through an unlocked window and stabbed Ms. Mojarro to death. The motive for the attack is unknown.

Ms. Mojarro was taken to a local hospital where she died.

Anyone with information is requested to contact West Valley Homicide Detectives at 818-342-0449. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free anonymous number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news release was prepared by the Los Angeles Police Department Media Relations Section. For questions please call 213-485-3586.