UPDATE with photo of LAPD Detective Stephanie Lazarus. Accused of murder, she was featured in LA Weekly People Issue
Weird happenings in our grim, big city: Accused Los Angeles Police Department detective Stephanie Lazarus, who police today said killed Sherri Rae Rasmussen,
In the Weekly profile of LAPD cop Don Hrycyk by writer Mark Groubert, Lazarus is described as an art expert and ringer for Tyne Daly:
This mother of a 2-and-a-half-year-old daughter has been working
alongside her mentor for the past three years. I ask if she knows
anything about art. "Hangs on the wall," she shoots back jokingly.
"After working here and seeing all the phony art, I said, 'I can do
So she started taking oil-painting classes.
"I've been to Florence several times," she adds on a more serious note. "I started to love art when I went to Europe at 18."
Police are holding a press conference right now to provide further details on this 1986 cold case murder. This is a shocker.
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