LAPD Re-Releasing Drawings of 'Grim Sleeper' Serial Murder Suspect
The LAPD is once again turning to the public for help in identifying the serial murder suspect dubbed the 'Grim Sleeper.' They have re-released drawings made in 1988 in the hopes of gleaning new information about the suspect's identity and to help solve the string of murders that took place between 1985 and 2007 in Los Angeles, Lennox, and Inglewood. A surviving victim provided the police with a description of the suspect and his vehicle, which the LAPD are re-circulating via a media alert:
Suspect Description: Male, Black, black hair (neatly trimmed), 20-30 yrs., 5’8”-5’10”, 160 lbs, pocked -marked face, soft spoken and articulate.
Vehicle Description: 1970’s Pinto, hatchback, 2-door, orange with white stripe, tinted windows, green interior and tan seat covers.
The LAPD ask anyone with information to contact 800 Task Force Detectives, Robbery-Homicide Division; to call the 24-hour, toll-free number at 877 LAPD 247; send anonymous a text tip by texting LAPD & message to CRIMES (274637); or submit a tip online.