Serial killer suspect Lonnie David Franklin Jr. was arrested today — this morning actually. But tomorrow at 11 a.m., Mayor Villaraigosa and LAPD chief Charlie Beck will front for a bevy of political suits — including two statewide candidates — at a media op in the Police Administration Building to "announce the circumstances surrounding the arrest." Guest list and full media advisory after the jump.
LOS ANGELES - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Chief Charlie Beck will announce the circumstances surrounding the arrest of a man suspected of killing at least 10 young women in South Los Angeles from 1985 through 2007, on Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 11:00 AM, in front of the Los Angeles Police Administrative Building, 100 West 1st Street, Los Angeles 90012.
Lonnie David Franklin Jr., 57, was taken into custody today by Los Angeles Police Department Robbery-Homicide detectives, culminating an exhaustive task force investigation that began more than three years ago. Franklin was taken into custody at 9:20 a.m. in front of his home in South Los Angeles and is believed to be responsible for the killing of at least 10 young women over the past 22 years.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck
Councilman Bernard Parks
Attorney General Jerry Brown
District Attorney Steve Cooley
LAPD Command and Investigative Personnel
Mayor Villaraigosa and the Los Angeles Police Department will describe the circumstances surrounding the arrest of Lonnie David Franklin Jr., the man suspected of killing at least 10 young women in South Los Angeles.
Thursday, July 8, 2010
Los Angeles Police Administrative Building
100 West 1st Street
Los Angeles 90012