Man Discovered Dead in Vehicle

October 12, 1999

Tuesday, October 12, 1999
On Monday, October 11, 1999 at approximately 9:20 a.m., the body of Michael T. Stewart a male, Black, 24 years of age, was found by witnesses inside a vehicle which was parked in an alley behind the 3200 block of West Jefferson Boulevard. The preliminary investigation revealed that Stewart had sustained a gunshot wound to the torso. LAFD Rescue Ambulance responded and Stewart was pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicle in which Stewart was found is described as 1999 Plymouth Neon, 4-door and Green in color.

The motive for this incident is unknown and is being investigated by LAPD Southwest Area Homicide Detectives.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Detectives Pete Razanskas and Rick Gordon, Southwest Area Homicide at 213-485-7552.

For Release 10:25 am PST
October 12, 1999