LAPD Detectives Crack 26-Year-Old Case, Suspect Arrested

November 20, 2009

News Conference
Friday, November 20, 2009
3 p.m.        

The New Police Administration Building (Plaza)
100 West First Street
Los Angeles, Ca. 90012
Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck                        
LAPD Commander Patrick Gannon, Assistant Commanding Officer, Detective Bureau
LAPD Commander Jeff Thompson, Scientific Investigation Division
LAPD Captain Kevin McClure, Robbery Homicide Division
LAPD Lieutenant Thomas Thompson, Officer in Charge, Robbery Homicide
LAPD Detective Rod Amador, Investigating Officer, Robbery Homicide  
LAPD Detective Corey Farell, Investigating Officer, Robbery Homicide
LAPD Criminalist II Angela Zdankowski, Scientific Investigation Division
To discuss the felony arrest of Victor Alvarez for the 1982 murder of then 65-year-old Hazel Hughes. Investigators will reveal the circumstances of the arrest and the status of the case.

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