Ronni Chasen, murdered publicist, felt she was being followed
Ronni Chasen, the well-liked, well-known Hollywood publicist who was murdered early Tuesday morning as she drove through Beverly Hills, began to feel as though she was being followed shortly after the 2010 Academy Awards, according to one report.
A source told the New York Post, “Ronni said in March she suspected she was being followed, but didn’t know by whom. She said she was scared. Some people close to her believe it was a hit, but nobody knows why.”
Chasen, 64, sustained five gunshot wounds to the chest as she drove home from a party celebrating the premiere of the new film ‘Burlesque.’
Former New York Police Department and Los Angeles Police Department chief William J. Bratton gave the Post his opinion about the case saying “This is a real Hollywood whodunit. Four days in we still have no idea [what happened]. Nobody seems to have come up with anything substantive as far as motive goes. Beverly Hills has very few homicides, so every resource they have will be focused on this.”
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Beverly Hills police are considering the idea that the attack on Chasen may have been planned. They are now combing through security footage from at least one home on Whittier Drive, the location where the murder took place.
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