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News Release

Tuesday, November 11, 2003

Media Relations

Homicide Detectives Investigate Dead Body Found on Roadway

"Homicide Detectives Investigate Dead Body Found on Roadway"


Los Angeles: On Sunday, November 9, 2003, at about 3:30 a.m., Devonshire Area patrol officers responded to a radio call to investigate a dead body lying in the roadway on Parthenia Street, beneath the 405 Freeway overpass, in North Hills.

Upon arrival, the officers observed the dead body of 23 year-old Genaro Guiseppe Fasano of North Hills. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead as a result of apparent gunshot wounds to his upper body.

The motive for the shooting and the suspect(s) identity are unknown at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Devonshire Homicide Detectives, at 818-756-8291. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detectives Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This news release was prepared by Public Information Officer Lucy Diaz, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.