(FILE PHOTO) Publicist Ronni Chasen is seen during the premiere of Screen Gems' 'Burlesque' at Grauman's Chinese Theater on November 15, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Ronni Chasen was found in her crashed Mercedes-Benz with multiple gunshot wounds to her chest November 16, 2010 in in Beverly Hills, California. Chasem was pronounced dead at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Her death is still under investigation. She was 64. (Getty Images)more pics »
Authorities are mystified by the death of Ronni Chasen
, a well-known Hollywood publicist who was found murdered on Tuesday. Chasen was found shot to death, and police have no clues as to who or why.
“We don’t know what the motive is. This is a fresh, active homicide,” said Beverly Hills Police Sgt. Lincoln Hoshino said. “We are obviously conducting a forensic investigation concurrent with the detectives’ investigation.”
A witness says that she heard gunshots. Chasen was found in her autmomobile bleeding profusely after being shot, and was later pronounced dead. She was 64 years old.