June 9, 2004
West Los Angeles Community Police Station
1663 Butler Avenue
Los Angeles 90025
Los Angeles: West Los Angeles Homicide Detectives are investigating the murder of 78 year-old Marie Fouquet. On Sunday, May 30, 2004, at about 5:00 p.m., officers from the West Los Angeles Division responded to a “Death Investigation” radio call in the 2100 block of Malcom Avenue.
Marie Fouquet’s body was discovered in her residence by her husband. The investigation revealed that an unknown suspect entered the residence surprising the victim. The suspect committed the murder and removed items from the residence prior to leaving.
The suspect was caught on videotape at several locations throughout the West Los Angeles area. The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the publics assistance in identifying this suspect. The suspect is described as a male black, 20-30 years-old, 5’8″- 5’10″, 150-160 pounds.
Marie Fouquets family will be present at the press conference.
Anyone with information is urged to call the West Los Angeles Homicide Detectives, at 310-575-8917. On the weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number for the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).
This news advisory was prepared by Public Information Officer Sandra Escalante, Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.