UPDATE Rampart detectives have made an arrest for the murder of Ms. Parker. Detectives are still looking for two additional suspects. The investigation is ongoing.
Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Rampart Area Detectives are asking for the public’s help to provide information that might lead to the arrest of the suspects wanted for killing a transgender woman.
On Thursday, October 2, 2014, at 3:00 a.m., 47-year-old Aniya Knee Parker, was walking on the sidewalk in the 600 block of North Kenmore Avenue when she was confronted by three male Hispanics. During the confrontation, Ms. Parker was shot multiple times. Ms. Parker was transported to a local hospital for emergency medical treatment, but died as a result of her injuries.
Detectives investigating the murder are asking for the public’s help to provide any information that might lead to the arrest of the suspects responsible with Ms. Parker’s murder. Anyone with information is urged to call Rampart Detectives at (213) 484-3650. During non- business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to www.LAPDOnline.org and click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.