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News Release

Friday, May 9, 2003

Media Relations

Reward Offered for Unsolved Murder Investigation


What: Press Conference to Announce Reward for Unsolved Murder

When: Monday, May 12, 2003, at 9:00 a.m.

Where: Councilman Dennis P. Zines' Office
19040 Vanowen Street, Reseda
Phone Number: 818-756-8848

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department and the City of Los Angeles are announcing the offering of a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Woodland Hills resident Kyle Frieze.

Mr. Frieze, a 39 year-oil financial officer employed by the Tarzana Medical Center at the time of his death, was found beaten to death inside his apartment in the 22100 block of Erwin Street in Woodland Hills on April 16, 2003, at approximately 4:00 p.m. No suspects have been identified or arrested for this crime ant the motive for the murder remains unknown.

The City of Los Angeles is offering a $25,000.00 reward, and the family of Mr. Frieze is matching that offer with their own money. The $50,000.00 reward will be awarded to anyone providing the information.

The victim's Family will be attending the press conference.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the West Valley Homicide unit at 818-756-8546. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number to the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This media advisory was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.