Woman Found Dead in Alley

January 15, 2008

Los Angeles: Los Angeles police detectives are investigating the death of a 35-year-old woman.

On January 13, 2008, just before 7:00 AM, the body of the woman was found in an alley to the rear of 1500 block of West Florence Avenue in South Los Angeles. Although there were no visible signs of trauma, it appeared the woman had been strangled to death by an unknown assailant.

The woman has been identified as Rosa Elida Garcia, a resident of Los Angeles. Motive is unknown.

Detectives request the public’s help, and ask that anyone with information contact South Bureau Homicide Detectives John Skaggs, Bill Ritch or Corey Farrel at 213-485-1383. During off-hours or on weekends, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).