*Update* $20K Reward Offered for Info of 3 Missing Persons, by LA County Board of Supervisors-Kathryn Barger #LASD

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating Jose Lara Paez, Cuauhtemoc Lara, and Julieta Arvizu. They were all reported missing from Littlerock by family members, to Palmdale Station, on separate dates in January of 2018. They have not been seen or heard from, since January 14, 2018. Detectives believe all... three friends disappeared under suspicious circumstances.

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors- Kathryn Barger's Office is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension and/or conviction of the suspect(s) responsible for their disappearance.

Cuauhtemoc Lara and Julieta Arvizu lived together in Littlerock. Jose Lara Paez stayed with them, but did not live there. Although Cuauhtemoc and Jose have the same last name, they are not related.

Jose Lara Paez is a male Hispanic 66 years-old.
Cuauhtemoc Lara is a male Hispanic 39 years-old.
Julieta Arvizu is a female Hispanic 49 years-old.

Their families and detectives are asking for your help in locating them.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website

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