Reward Offered in Homicide Investigation NR22044ma

February 16, 2022

Los Angeles: On September 3, 2021, around 9:35 p.m., Los Angeles Police Department received a radio call of a battery investigation in the 900 block of Centennial Street. Upon arrival, officers learned that the victim, Michael Lam, was transported by Los Angeles Fire Department to a local hospital for blunt force trauma. Unfortunately, Lam failed to respond to medical aid and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

During the investigation, detectives learned that Lam was the property manager at the location and was possibly involved in a dispute in front of the apartments before being assaulted. Detectives have obtained a $50,000 reward from the Los Angeles City Council for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of Michael Lam.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call the Los Angeles Police Department, Central Bureau Homicide, Detectives J. Calzadillas, or S. Ruiz at (213) 996-4116. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). 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 Tipsters may also visit, 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.