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Officer Filbert H. Cuesta

Filbert H. Cuesta was murdered in the line of duty on August 9, 1998. Officer Cuesta became the second Los Angeles Police Officer killed in 1998, and the 189th LAPDofficer to die in the line of duty since 1907.

For more information on Officer Cuesta, his murder, and the ongoing investigation into his death, please click on
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If you have any information on this case...

If you have any information regarding the murder of Police Officer Filbert Cuesta, please contact the LAPD's Robbery Homicide Division at 213-485-2129 during normal business hours. After hours, contact Detective Headquarters at (213) 485-2504. Anonymous information will also be accepted.

Helping the Cuesta Family

Officer Cuesta is survived by his wife, Sylvia, as well as his two young daughters, Samantha, 18 months old, and Sierra Rose, 4 weeks of age. Assistance for the family of Officer Filbert Cuesta may be sent to a special fund which has been set up for that purpose. The address is:

Sylvia Cuesta c/o
Gibson, Dunn, and Crutcher
333 South Grand Avenue, Suite 4600
Los Angeles, CA 90071
ATTN: Tom Holliday


To make a donation to the Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation