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Thursday November 8th, 2018 :: 02:41 p.m. PST

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*2nd UPDATE* Homicide Detectives Responded to 44200 block of 23rd St West in The City of Lancaster for a Death Inv

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a female, white adult that occurred in the city of Lancaster.
 
 On November 7, 2018, detectives arrested the suspect, 36-year-old Marc Ellison, who was initially detained at the scene.  Suspect Ellison is the great nephew of the victim.
 
The suspect was booked for murder at Lancaster Sheriff’s Station and is being held in lieu of $2,000,000 bail.
 
His next court date is scheduled on November 9, 2018 at Antelope Valley Municipal Court.
 
 A motive for the murder has not been determined.
 
The booking photo has not been released.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Forwarded by:
Grace Medrano, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700


*Original Press Release*

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a female white adult.  The incident occurred on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at approximately 2:10 P.M. on the 44200 block 23rd St West in the city of Lancaster.

Deputies assigned to Lancaster Sheriff’s Station responded to the location for an assault with a deadly weapon call.  Upon their arrival, they were directed to the victim who had sustained blunt force trauma injuries to her upper torso.  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The alleged suspect, a male white adult, was detained at the location without incident.  He was later transported to Lancaster Sheriff’s Station for questioning.

A weapon was recovered at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no further information at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Forwarded by:
Deputy Charles Moore
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700


ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE FOLLOWS                                   


DATE:  Wednesday, November 7, 2018
 
TIME:   2:10 P.M.
 
LOCATION:  44000 block of 23rd St West, Lancaster          
 
VICTIM:  Female Adult
 
SUSPECT:  Male Adult
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Moore
 
NARRATIVE: 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are responding to investigate the death of a female adult. The incident occurred Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at approximately 2:10 P.M. on the 44000 block of 23rd St West in the city of Lancaster.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and the suspect is in custody.

This investigation is active and ongoing.

There is no additional information available at this time.
 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Written by:
Deputy Charles Moore
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
 
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