Missing Person Investigation “Person Of Interest” NA15080dm

April 29, 2015

WHAT: News Conference

WHEN: Thursday, April 30, 2015 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Los Angeles Police Department Police Administration Building 100 West 1st Street Los Angeles, CA 90012

WHO: LAPD Lieutenant II Walt Teague, Asst Officer-in-Charge, Robbery-Homicide Division LAPD Detective III Salaam Abdul, Investigating Officer, Robbery-Homicide Division LAPD Detective III Maria Guevara, Investigating Officer, Missing Persons Unit LAPD Detective I Joshua Byers, Investigating Officer, Robbery-Homicide Division Family members of Zakiyyah El A’min

WHY: On Monday, March 23, 2015, around 1 p.m., Zakiyyah El A’min was last seen in the company of Kevin Walker Jones. Ms. El A’min failed to show up for work March 24-25 and was reported missing. Mr. Jones is seen moving out of his residence in the early morning hours of March 24, 2015. Mr. Jones has not been seen since and his whereabouts are unknown. The Los Angeles Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Zakiyyah El A’min and Kevin Walker Jones.

Investigating officers are also seeking information on the whereabouts of a male Black and female Black, who were observed on video surveillance, removing items from Mr. Jones apartment.

VISUALS: Visuals will include a photograph of Ms. El A’min and Kevin Walker Jones. A video of the two unidentified individuals will be available at LAPD online following the news conference.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact Detective III S. Abdul or Detective J. Byers, Robbery-Homicide Division, at (213) 486-6890.