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    Cold Case Photo 01-22656   
    Case: 01-22656
    Victim: Jacqueline Lea Ovsak, Birthdate 10/25/1958
    Suspect: Unknown
    Location of Occurrence: 1530 7th Street, Santa Monica, California
    Date of Occurrence: April 3, 2001
     

    SOLVED

    Synopsis: On 04/03/01, construction workers found the 42 year old body of Jacqueline Ovsak in an abandoned house that was slated for demolition.  She was sexually assaulted and strangled.  Ovsak was a transient who frequented the location.  There were no witnesses to the crime.

    Anyone with information is urged to contact the Santa Monica Police Department Cold Case Homicide Unit at (310) 458-8451 or anonymously on the 24hr tip line at (310) 458-8449 or WeTip at (800) 78-CRIME.

      
    Cold CaseCold Case Photo 02-93238   
    Case: 02-93238
    Victim: Dana Victoria Caper, Birthdate 02/12/1961
    Suspect: Unknown
    Location of Occurrence: 800 block of Palisades Park Bluffs
    Date of Occurrence: October 29, 2002
     

    SOLVED

    Synopsis: On 10/29/02, people walking through Palisades Park discovered the 41 year old body of Dana Caper along the bluffs below.  She was sexually assaulted and strangled.  Caper was a transient who lived along the bluffs.  There were no witnesses to the crime.

    Anyone with information is urged to contact the Santa Monica Police Department Cold Case Homicide Unit at (310) 458-8451 or anonymously on the 24hr tip line at (310) 458-8449 or WeTip at (800) 78-CRIME.

    Cold CaseCold Case Photo 04-53920   
    Case: 04-53920
    Victim: Scott Gregory Dishmon, Birthdate 10/27/1968
    Suspect: Unknown
    Location of Occurrence: 1332 6th Street
    Date of Occurrence: June 30, 2004
     

    Synopsis: On 06/30/04, the 35 year old body of Scott Dishmon was discovered by employees at the “YMCA” by the entrance to the underground parking structure.  Dishmon died as a result of blunt force trauma to his head.  There were no witnesses to the crime.

    Anyone with information is urged to contact the Santa Monica Police Department Cold Case Homicide Unit at (310) 458-8451 or anonymously on the 24hr tip line at (310) 458-8449 or WeTip at (800) 78-CRIME.

     

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