Clarified: Public’s Help Sought to Find Murder Suspect

Received the following clarifications from the L.A. Sheriff’s Dept. at 7:30pm:
Clarification on a few of the facts:

1. The correct spelling of the suspect’s name is:
Kevin Wolfe Pochter

2. The correct age of the victim is 55

3. Witnesses recognized the vehicle after seeing a description of the silver sedan in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune newspaper.

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On Thursday, April 28, 2011, at approximately 5:35 p.m., Victim Dean Ron Albert, M W /53 55, was shot  and  killed  by  Suspect  Kevin  Wolfe  Pochter  on  the  Big  Santa  Anita  Canyon  Road, approximately one mile south of the Chantry Flats Campground in the unincorporated area of Sierra Madre.

The suspect was last seen hiking in the San Gabriel Mountains above Arcadia and Monrovia on Saturday evening, April 30, 2011.  The suspect is considered an experienced hiker.  Suspect Pochter should be considered ARMED & DANGEROUS. 

Investigators are seeking the public’s help and are asking anyone who has information as to the whereabouts of Suspect Pochter, or inform ation regarding this case, to please contact Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau;  Attention: DETECTIVE RAY LUGO at (323) 890-5632 or  SERGEANT JOE RAMIREZ at (323) 890-5585.  File Number   011-05214-0551-011

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