Ronni Chasen: $100,000 Reward Offered For Help In Case Of Slain Hollywood Publicist
In a case that seems to have baffled police, a $100,000 reward was announced for instrumental help with solving the murder of Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen.
deadlinehollywood.com Ronni Chasen's case has inspired a $100,000 reward.
The Palm Springs International Awards Gala and Film Festival stepped forward with the cash late Wednesday, announcing that it will go to a case-breaker who provides "information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the murder of Ronni Chasen ... "
Chasen was gunned down shortly before 13:30 a.m. Tuesday on Whittier Drive near Sunset Boulevard in Beverly Hills. Neighbors found her with five gunshot wounds to the chest inside her crashed Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe.
If cops have leads about the murder, they're not saying much. Chasen had spent Monday night working on an Oscar publicity campaign and attending a movie premier.
Says Palm Springs International Awards Gala and Film Festival chairman Harold Matzner, in a statement sent to the press, including the Weekly:
"Famed Hollywood publicist, Ronni Chasen, has been my partner in selecting all honorees and presenters for the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala for the past 10 years ... A very good lady, a good friend...and a genius at her craft...Her death is very, very sad and mystifying ... "
The festival asked anyone who has information about the homicide to call Beverly Hills police at 310-288-2656.