Long Beach
Police Department

Media Relations
400 W. Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 570-5273
9/13/2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 2016
Subject:
MURDER
Contact:
Media Relations Detail
(562) 570-5273






On Monday, September 12, 2016, at approximately 9:50 a.m., Long Beach Police were dispatched to assist Long Beach Fire Department personnel with a deceased individual, at a residence in the 6700 block of Gardenia Avenue.

Arriving officers found a female adult who sustained injuries to her upper body. Homicide detectives also responded to begin their investigation.

The Los Angeles County Coroner will make positive identification and notify next of kin.

A motive is unknown and no suspect information is available at this time.

The investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Peter Lackovic, Sean Irving, and Oscar Valenzuela at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through "LA Crime Stoppers" by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the "P3 Tips" app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.LACrimeStoppers.org.