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Suspects arrested in June 9 murder investigation

Update:

On June 9, 2020, Homicide detectives followed investigative leads to a hotel located in the 4500 block of Slauson Avenue in the City of Los Angeles, where detectives located and arrested 29-year-old Jeramy Lee Odell and 34-year-old Shalisha Laquita White in connection to the June 9 murder that occurred in the 2500 block of Pacific Coast Highway.

Based on their investigation, detectives believe a dispute ensued between the victim and Odell, which escalated into a shooting. Detectives believe White was an active participant in the shooting and assisted Odell in fleeing to Los Angeles after the shooting occurred.

Odell was booked for murder and is currently being held on $2,000,000 bail in the Long Beach City Jail. White was booked for murder and accessory after the fact and is being held on $2,000,000 bail in the Long Beach City Jail.

Detectives anticipate presenting their case to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office this week for filing consideration.

Original News Release:

On June 9, 2020, at approximately 3:40 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 2500 block of East Pacific Coast Highway to a fight call with shots being fired, which resulted in the death of a male adult.

Upon arrival, officers learned a fight had taken place and encountered a male adult victim suffering from gunshot wounds to his torso. Officers began life saving measures on the victim and requested paramedics. Long Beach Fire Department personnel responded and determined the victim deceased at the scene. At this time, the victim is only being identified as a male adult pending notification to next of kin by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.

The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was involved in a dispute with an unknown suspect(s) prior to officers being dispatched. The reason for the dispute and the shooting is currently unknown.

Anyone with any information regarding the incident is urged to contact LBPD Homicide Detectives Oscar Valenzuela and Eric Thai at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your smart phone (available at the Apple app store or Google Play), or by visiting www.crimestoppers.org.

This article was released by the Long Beach Police Department.