Hollywood Publicist Ronni Chasen Shot and Killed in Beverly Hills


Famous publicist to the stars Ronni Chasen died early Tuesday morning in Beverly Hills after being shot five times in the chest, according to RadarOnline.com.

According to The Hollywood Reporter – "On November 16th 2010 at approximately 12:28 a.m. Beverly Hills police officers received info regarding shots that were heard in the area of Sunset and Whittier, shortly after a collision was reported in the same area. Units arrived and discovered a newer black Mercedes Benz E-350 involved in a solo crash to the light pole. The lone female occupant was located in the vehicle with apparent multiple gunshot wounds to her chest. Beverly Hills paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital where she was later pronounced deceased. The investigation is in the preliminary stages and no further information is available at this time. At this time there is no suspect, info or motive for this crime."

Chasen started her career as a publicist in 1973 and worked on films such as Driving Miss Daisy, On Golden Pond, Rocky III and Lolita.

Police have not publicly identified the victim, but an employee of Chasen's public relations/marketing firm – Chasen and Co. – told RadarOnline.com that police told him Tuesday that the victim was Ronni.. Police are asking for any help in solving this murder.




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