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Ronni Chasen

Hollywood Publicist Dies After Choking On Deli Meat

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment

Michael Sands, the famed Hollywood publicist behind Mr. Blackwell's Annual Worst-Dressed List, has died after choking on deli meat in an upscale super...

An Anti-Climactic Close to Hollywood Murder Investigation

Leo C. Wolinsky | Posted 09.18.2011 | Home
Leo C. Wolinsky

After nearly four decades covering and editing hundreds of crime stories, Ronni Chasen's murder struck me as the kind of random violence that often strikes after dark in many parts of Los Angeles.

Ronni Chasen Was Killed With Cop's Stolen Gun: Report

The Wrap Media | Posted 09.14.2011 | Los Angeles

Exclusive from The Wrap: Publicist Ronni Chasen was murdered with a gun stolen from a police officer, TheWrap has learned. ...

Report: Rumors About Similar Crimes In Area Of Ronni Chasen Murder Untrue

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In the weeks since Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen was slain in Beverly Hills, there have been rumors circulating of a series of carjackings and othe...

Police: Gun Used In Suicide Probably Not Linked To Ronni Chasen's Death

AP | THOMAS WATKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The gun a man used to kill himself as undercover police tried to talk to him about the slaying of a Hollywood publicist was likely...

Beverly Hills Cops Go it Alone in Ronni Chasen Case | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Why haven't Beverly Hills police called in the cavalry to help solve the Ronni Chasen shooting? It's now been two weeks since the veteran publicist...

Ronni Chasen Murder Declared 'Solved' By Beverly Hills PD

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — An ex-con acted alone in gunning down Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen during a botched robbery, police said Thursday, ending spec...

Dark Theories Linger In Ronni Chasen's Murder

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Hollywood is a notoriously contentious place, where everyone has a different opinion about which movie is the true Oscar favorite or which actor's car...

Police Explain Missing Shell Casings In Ronni Chasen's Murder | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BEVERLY HILLS (KTLA) - Law enforcement sources have addressed one of the lingering mysteries surrounding the killing of Hollywood publicist Ronni Chas...

Bloody Mamas: How the Chasen Murder Chastened an Art Lover

Debra Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

Monday, November 15, 2010, was a grisly night for women in Los Angeles. Both in art and in life, the blood of women flowed, unnaturally, and to no goo...

WATCH: Woman Claims To Have Been Mugged By Ronni Chasen's Assailant In 1998

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Following the announcement earlier this week matching the gun Harold Martin Smith used to commit suicide with that used in the murder of Ronni Chasen,...

Ronni Chasen Killer Confirmed?

Robin Sax | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Robin Sax

By Robin Sax and Darrell Goodwin The police are convinced that the shooting of Ronni Chasen was not a professional hit and 43-year-old Harold Martin ...

The Ronni Chasen Murder: Why We Need to See a Pattern

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

What few apparently wanted to believe was that, perhaps, there were no dots to connect. Maybe Chasen's death was simply an act of random violence.

eport: Gun Recovered From Suicide Appears To Match One That Killed Ronni Chasen

AP | GREG RISLING and THOMAS WATKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — A Hollywood publicist was gunned down by an ex-con on a bicycle in a robbery gone awry as she drove home from a movie pr...

Mystery Surrounds Man In Hollywood Publicist Killing

AP | JOHN ROGERS and THOMAS WATKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — He was named a "person of interest" in the killing of a Hollywood publicist, and he shot himself to death as detectives tried to q...

Report: Ronni Chasen's Home Burglarized

AP/HuffPost | THOMAS WATKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

UPDATE: ABC reports that police are investigating possible links between Ronni Chasen's murder and a recent burglary at her house: Investigators conti...

'Person Of Interest' In Hollywood Publicist Murder Kills Himself

AP | THOMAS WATKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Update: A source tells Deadline Hollywood that police have "a fairly good idea" who ordered Ronni Chasen's hit: A police source close to the investiga...

Ronni Chasen Death Spurs Storm of Unfounded Media Speculation

Gavin de Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Gavin de Becker

Ronni Chasen's death is sad for those of us who liked or loved her, and despite media distortions and exaggerated speculation, terrible things do sometimes happen without much explanation.

Report: Ronni Chased Thought She Was Being Followed | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BEVERLY HILLS (KTLA) -- Murdered Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen reportedly thought she was being followed months before her death and may have been ...

The tragic end of Ronni Chasen: A Hollywood Murder Mystery

Danielle Berrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danielle Berrin

It was fitting, in that Hollywood way, that the last time Ronni Chasen was seen alive was at a movie premiere. She had been in all her Hollywood glory...

Ronni Chasen Laid To Rest, But Hollywood Can't Shake The Shock

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

CULVER CITY, Calif. — Hundreds of Hollywood insiders – from Oscar-winning producers to publicists-to-the-stars – jammed a cemetery c...

Hit and Run in the Beverly Hills Bermuda Triangle

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

The monstrous murder of master PR agent Ronni Chasen has put Hollywood's hard-boiled honchos back to the business of watching their own backs, just as they did after the Manson clan's murders in 1969. Once again, everyone is paranoid.

Source: Police Now Working Under Theory That Ronni Chasen's Murder Was Planned In Advance

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

UPDATE: A source tells the Hollywood Reporter that police now believe the murder of Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen was planned in advance, not a ran...

Hollywood Publicist Identified As Victim In Beverly Hills Shooting

AP | JOHN ROGERS and THOMAS WATKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — It's the latest mystery to grip Hollywood. A prominent publicist and woman-about-town is killed, her body slumped in her...

Woman Found Shot To Death In Beverly Hills | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

UPDATE: Deadline Hollywood reports that the victim in the murder has been identified as Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen: Nikki Finke has confirmed th...