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News Release

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Media Relations

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Woodland Hills: The Los Angeles Police Department Valley Bureau Homicide Division is requesting the public's assistance in obtaining information to identify the suspect(s) involved in the murder of Fabio Sementilli, a Canadian born resident of Woodland Hills.

On January 23, 2017, around 5:05 p.m., Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the 5000 block of Queen Victoria Road for a "Hemorrhaging" radio call. The paramedics observed a male in the outdoor patio of the residence with injuries to his face and a significant amount of blood. The paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene and contacted Topanga Division officers because it appeared to be a suspicious death. When the officers arrived they found the victim, later identified as Fabio Sementilli, suffering from multiple stab wounds.

Valley Bureau Homicide detectives responded to the scene and their preliminary investigation confirmed that Fabio Sementilli, had sustained several stab wounds to his neck and upper torso. Detectives found that the victim's vehicle was missing from his home. The vehicle taken is described as a 2008, Porsche, Carrera 911, black with paper plates.

There is no suspect(s) description at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call Detective Steve Castro, Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-1925. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


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