Public’s Help Needed to Put Names to Faces – RHD Releases More Than 100 Photos of Serial Murder Suspect

December 16, 2010

News Conference

Thursday, December 16, 2010
12 p.m.

LAPD’s Police Administration Building (PAB)
100 West First Street
Los Angeles, California 90012

Mayor of the City of Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck
Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley
Los Angeles City Councilmember Bernard Parks, Council District 8
LAPD Robbery Homicide Division Detectives

On Thursday, July 8, 2010, the LAPD’s Robbery Homicide Division, announced that a man suspected of killing at least 10 young women and one man in South Los Angeles, in a series of murders that spanned the years 1985 through 2007, was taken into custody.

During the investigation, more than 100 photographs were found in the possession of Lonnie David Franklin Jr., the Grim Sleeper.  Detectives investigating the Grim Sleeper case are asking for the public’s help to put a name to the faces.

Photos to be displayed
All of the photographs displayed at the news conference will be available for viewing on the Department’s official website:, on Thursday, December 16, after 1:00 p.m.

For more information regarding the arrest of Lonnie David Franklin Jr., the Grim Sleeper, please reference LAPD News Release #NR10350an.

For more information, please call LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.