Police Seek Person of Interest in North Hollywood Homicide

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Herman Escobar Archila is being sought as a person of interest in a North Hollywood homicide case, police said. (Credit: Los Angeles Police Department)

Los Angeles police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who is a person of interest in a North Hollywood homicide investigation.

Officers responded about 11:30 a.m. Saturday to the 7100 block of Coldwater Canyon (map) after receiving a report of a dead body inside a residence, according to a statement issued Sunday by the Los Angeles Police Department. When the officers arrived they found a deceased woman, described as approximately 39 years old.

No other details about the victim or her cause of death were immediately released.

Detectives with the LAPD’s North Hollywood Division would like to speak with Herman Escobar Archila in relation to the investigation, the statement said.

Anyone who knows Archila’s whereabouts, or how he can be reached, is asked to call Detective R. Wheeler or Detective T. Illing of the Los Angeles Police Department at 818-623-4016.


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