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  • Sept. 17, 2012

Unidentified teenager, 17 [Update]

An unidentified 17-year-old black woman was found dead Monday, Sept. 17, in the 9300 block of South Grand Avenue in Broadway-Manchester, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

[Editor's note: The coroner's office declined to provide the woman's name because officials have placed a security hold on the case.]

The woman's body was reported about 9:40 p.m., said Los Angeles Police Department Criminal Gang Homicide Det. R. Gordon.

It was discovered burning in a street. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

[Updated Jan. 14, 2013: Man charged in 2007 rape, 2012 killing after DNA test]

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the LAPD Criminal Gang and Homicide Division at (213) 485-1383. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

--Rosanna Xia

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