Harold Martin Smith

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Beverly Hills Police: Case Closed On Publicist Ronni Chasen’s Murder

Police say the slaying of Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen has been solved after reviewing evidence that shows an ex-con acted alone in gunning her down.

01/20/2011

Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen was shot multiple times as she drove through Beverly Hills in her Mercedes from a party after attending the premiere of the movie "Burlesque."

Police Chief Confirms Final Ballistics Tests In Chasen Murder

The Beverly Hills police chief says the final ballistics report confirms that an ex-con killed Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/19/2011

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LAPD Chief Says Skeptics Of Chasen Murder Probe Should Be Patient

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charles Beck wants skeptics of the Ronni Chase murder investigation to be patient because “it’ll make more sense to a lot of people once it’s all put into context.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2010

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Beverly Hills Family Says They Were Attacked By Chasen Murder Suspect

A Beverly Hills family considers themselves lucky that they didn’t seemingly meet up with the same fate as murdered publicist Ronni Chasen.

12/09/2010

Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen was shot multiple times as she drove through Beverly Hills in her Mercedes from a party after attending the premiere of the movie "Burlesque."

Source: Gun Likely Not Linked To Publicist’s Death

A law enforcement official says a gun used by a man to kill himself as police tried to talk to him about the slaying of a Hollywood publicist was likely not the weapon used in the high-profile slaying.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/06/2010

Harold M. Smith

Mystery Surrounds Man In Publicist Killing

Police still don’t know whether Harold Martin Smith – a “person of interest” in the Ronni Chasen case – had anything to do with the killing, but sources tell CBS2/KCAL9 that preliminary ballistic tests show the gun Smith used to take his own life did not match the one used to kill Chasen.

12/04/2010

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Mystery Man in Chasen Killing Was Career Criminal

Documents reveal that Harold Martin Smith, who acquaintances say had boasted of killing Chasen for money, was a convicted felon with a long criminal history.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/03/2010

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