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News Release

Tuesday, July 3, 2001

Media Relations

Publics Assistance is Sought in Identifying a Homicide Victim

"Public’s Assistance is Sought in Identifying a Homicide Victim"


Press conference to request the public’s help in identifying a homicide victim.

Thursday, July 5, 2001
3:00 P.M.

In front of Parker Center
150 North Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles, Ca

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department, Robbery-Homicide Division, will be holding a press conference to request the public’s assistance in identifying a homicide victim. The victim was found dead on June 28, 2001 at approximately 8:50 A.M., when a citizen observed the body of a female in the Carob Tree Grove Picnic Area in Elysian Park. The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim had sustained a fatal gunshot wound.

The victim is described as a female Hispanic, 15-25 years old, 5’1" tall, 147 lbs., Brown Hair and Brown eyes. The victim has a large mole on the inner left elbow. Her clothing consisted of a White "T" shirt, White Shorts and White tennis Shoes.

A composite drawing of the victim will be made available at the press conference.

Anyone with information that may assist in this investigation or in the identification of the victim is urged to contact Detectives Paul Coulter or Rosemary Sanchez, Robbery-Homicide Division at 213-485-2129, or during off-hours Detective Headquarters Division at 213-485-3261.

This press release was prepared by Officer Eduardo Funes, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.