Amie Nicole Harwick, a 36-year-old white woman, died Feb. 15, a Saturday, after she was beaten in the 2000 block of Mound Street in the Hollywood Hills, according to Los Angeles County medical examiner-coroner’s records.
Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department went to Harwick’s home at 1:16 a.m. in response to a report of a woman screaming. When police arrived, Harwick’s roommate told them Harwick was being assaulted inside the home.
Police found Harwick on the ground, beneath a third-story balcony, with grave injuries consistent with a fall, police said. She was taken to a hospital, where she later died.
Coroner’s officials determined that Harwick died of blunt force trauma. Officers found possible evidence of a struggle in the home, according to a police statement.
Harwick’s ex-boyfriend, Gareth Pursehouse, a 41-year-old white man, has been charged with special circumstances murder with the allegation of lying in wait, according to …