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Monday, December 8, 2014

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UPDATE
December 11, 2014                    

Investigators can confirm that they spoke to Mr. Floyd Mayweather Jr. on December 10, 2014 regarding the murder-suicide of Ms. Moseley and Mr. Hayes. Mr. Mayweather was cooperative with investigators however, the information obtained from this interview as well as those with other people involved in the investigation will remain confidential.

Los Angeles:
  Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Homicide Detectives are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that occurred earlier today in Park La Brea.

On Monday, December 8, 2014, around 7:30 a.m., Wilshire Division patrol officers responded to a radio call of a shooting in the 300 block of Hauser Avenue.  When officers arrived at the apartment complex they heard additional shots being fired. LAPD’s SWAT officers responded to the location and discovered two victims inside the apartment suffering from gunshot wounds.

The initial investigation revealed that 34-year-old Earl Warren Hayes shot his wife, 30-year-old Stephanie Elyse Moseley to death and then took his own life.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced both Mr. Hayes and Ms. Moseley dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is urged to contact West Bureau Homicide Detectives Scott Masterson or Rolondo Rodriguez 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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