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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Media Relations

$50,000 Reward Offered for Information on the Murder of Irma Cuevas NR17097jh

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of the suspect involved in a murder that resulted in the death of 62-year-old, Irma Cuevas.

On Sunday, February 19, 2017, around 10:30 a.m., Irma Cuevas, a homeless woman, was found stabbed to death on the sidewalk in the 2600 block of West Olympic Boulevard.

A person of interest is described as a male Black with a possible limp. He was last seen riding a bicycle.

A $50,000.00 reward will be given to the community members who provide information leading to the offender's identification, apprehension, and conviction. The investigation is ongoing and being handled by West Bureau Homicide detectives.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective C. Marisco or Detective S. Foote, West Bureau Homicide detectives, at 213-382-9470. 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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