Contact: Tony Bell, Communications Deputy
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich
Office: (213) 974-5555 Cell: (213) 215-5176
February 3, 2009 For Immediate Release
ANTONOVICH EXTENDS $20,000 REWARD FOR
INFORMATION ON MURDER OF 16-YEAR OLD GIRL
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has extended the $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the death of Samantha Salas, a 16-year old youth.
On Saturday, January 26, 2008, Miss Salas was fatally shot while walking with a friend, in the 2500 block of Peck Road near Longden Avenue in the unincorporated area of Monrovia after being approached by two male suspects on foot.
The two suspects are described as African-American in their 20’s, wearing dark colored bandanas or hooded sweatshirts, and members of the Du Rock Crips gang.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau is seeking information to assist in their investigation. Supervisor Antonovich encourages witnesses of this crime or anyone with information to contact Lt. Dan Rosenberg at the Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5580.