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Friday, November 9, 2012

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Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Homicide Detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing information on the murder of 51-year-old Anita Henderson.

On Thursday, November 8, 2012, around 5 p.m., Wilshire Area patrol officers were summoned to a residence in the 2100 block of South Redondo Avenue. When the officers arrived they found Anita Henderson, 51 years of age, on her driveway suffering from apparent head trauma. Los Angeles Fire Department rescue personnel responded and pronounced her dead.

The case is being investigated as a probable homicide. The motive is not known and there is no suspect information at this time. Detectives are seeking help from the community on this case and are urging local residents and operators of nearby businesses to preserve any surveillance video in their possession for the days of November 7th and 8th.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact West Bureau Homicide Detectives at 213-382-9470. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers 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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips.”

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