North Hollywood: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the death of a man.
On December 17, 2019 at 10:30 a.m., LAPD North Hollywood Area Patrol Units were dispatched to an “Ambulance Death Investigation” near the railroad tracks at 12500 block of Raymer Street in North Hollywood.
Upon arrival, officers were directed to the victim, a male White in his mid-40s, at the bottom of an embankment near the railroad tracks.
The victim appeared to have suffered blunt force trauma to his head and was pronounced dead at the scene by Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics.
Detectives from Operations-Valley Bureau Homicide investigated and have been unable to locate any witnesses to the attack.
Detectives believe the assault occurred between the hours of 7:00 a.m., and 10:30 a.m., south of the train tracks near the intersection of Whitsett Avenue and Raymer Street.
The motive to the attack is unknown, and the identification of the victim is being withheld pending notification to next of kin.
Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Christine Moselle, Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-9550. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.