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News Release

Wednesday, November 26, 2003

Media Relations

59 Year-Old Man Killed at His Home


Los Angeles: On November 25, 2003, at about 11:15 p.m., North Hollywood Area patrol officers responded to a death investigation at 10915 Bluffside Drive in Studio City. Upon arrival the officers discovered the victim, 59 year-old James Hill, in his bed. The victim had sustained multiple blunt force trauma injuries to his head and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives investigating the murder believe the victim had possibly invited two male suspects to his residence and they bludgeoned him to death then took his wallet and money.

The suspects and murder weapon are outstanding.

Anyone with information is requested to contact North Hollywood Area Homicide Detectives, at 818-623-4016. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24 hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

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