LAPD Robbery-Homicide Division/Santa Monica Police Department Arrest of Murder Suspect NA18184ma

September 24, 2018

What: Press Conference

When: Tuesday, September 25th 3:00 p.m.

Where: Police Headquarter Facility 100 W. 1st Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 Compstat Room

Who: Captain William Hayes, Robbery-Homicide Division Santa Monica Police Department personnel Captain Marc Reina, Central Area

Why: Today LAPD Robbery-Homicide Division detectives were contacted by the Santa Monica Police Department regarding a suspect they had in custody for an assault which occurred in Santa Monica. Detectives believe this is the suspect responsible for the murder of two men and the attempt murder of another in downtown Los Angeles on September 16th. Ramon Escobar, DOB 6/10/71, was booked for murder and bail is being held without bail. Additional information related to the investigation will be shared at the press conference.