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Hollywood pays respects to Ronni Chasen as police investigate publicist's slaying

November 21, 2010 | 12:37 pm

Chasen funeralOn Sunday, hundreds of people attended the funeral of veteran Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen, who was killed early Tuesday in a shooting in Beverly Hills.

The funeral took place Sunday morning at Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery.

Beverly Hills police have said they have no motive or suspects in the slaying, and the investigation is ongoing.

Chasen, 64, was found shot multiple times near the intersection of Whittier Drive and Sunset Boulevard near the border of Beverly Hills and the city of Los Angeles about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday and was pronounced dead at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center about an hour later, officials said.

Chasen had attended an after party for the premiere of the movie "Burlesque" at the W Hotel in Hollywood. She is believed to have left the event for home sometime around midnight, traveling west on Sunset Boulevard.Chasen funeral2

 Photos, from top: Mourners attend services for publicist Ronni Chasen. Actor Elliott Gould arrives at the memorial service at Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Fox Hills. Credit: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times


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