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Body Found in Car After Anonymous Fax ~ Valley Village

9:19 AM PDT on March 11, 2009

A murder mystery is gripping the small community of Valley Village. An anonymous fax was sent to KTLA News (Channel 5) alleging that the body of Denise Figueroa could be found in the trunk of a car, and that Christopher Bullock and Adele Chapel were responsible for the crime.

Police checked out the lead, and indeed Ms. Figueroa's body was found in the trunk of a black Nissan Altima in the 11700 block of Hortense Street. MSNBC reports:

A man who identified himself as Figueroa's uncle arrived at the scene Saturday and said police were unhelpful when told about the woman's disappearance on Monday. The man said he spoke to someone believed to be the last person to see Figueroa alive, and that person told him he was sorry he had hurt Figueroa.

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