$50K Reward Offered to Help Apprehend Murder Suspect NA10050bb

March 5, 2010

News conference to announce a reward offer for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect who killed a transgender victim.                                            
Thursday, March 11, 2010  2 p.m.

Police Administration Building (Plaza area)
100 West First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti, Council District 13
Deputy Chief Sergio Diaz, Commanding Officer, Operations Central Bureau
Commander Blake Chow, Assistant Commanding Officer, Operations Central Bureau  
Captain Raymond Maltez, Commanding Officer, Rampart Division
Lieutenant Joe Losorelli, Rampart Detective Commanding Officer
Lieutenant Wes Buhrmester, Rampart Detective Assistant Commanding Officer
Rampart Homicide Detectives (bilingual officers available)
Family members of the victim

Paulina Ibarra was killed on August 28, 2009, in East Hollywood.  The victim’s family and Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) detectives hope that a reward of $50,000 offered through the office of Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti will provide leads in the case from assistance with the community.

For more information, please contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.