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Dodger Stadium beating: 16 investigators sift through pile of tips to find Bryan Stow's assailants

April 12, 2011 | 10:57 am


The brutal beating of Bryan Stow in Dodger Stadium is being investigated by 16 detectives and officers working around the clock to examine a growing pile of information from witnesses and others, the lead investigator said Tuesday.

Det. P.J. Morris said that with the large reward and growing publicity surrounding the opening day beating that left the San Francisco Giants fan with brain damage and in a medically induced coma, investigators are now having to filter through dozens of tips.

“Detectives are working shift after shift," Morris said. "When one team goes off another one comes on.”

Morris said Tuesday that the identity of the two assailants who kicked and punched the father of two remained a mystery.

The suspects have been described by police only as Latinos from 18 to 25 years who had tattoos visible underneath their apparel. The LAPD is working to get more details on the suspects' appearance and Capt. Bill Murphy said the department may update the descriptions.

The pair may have been with a young boy. Morris said investigators did not know what type of vehicle they drove away in.

Although many people were milling around in the parking lot after the game, no one seems to know where the assailants fled.

Stow remained in critical but stable condition Tuesday. More than $60,000 was raised Monday during a fund-raising drive in the Dodger Stadium parkling lot to help the family with medical bills.

Anyone with information can reach detectives at (213) 847-4261.


Nearly $200,000 raised for Giants fan beaten at Dodgers opening game

-- Richard Winton

Photo: LAPD sketches of the suspects based on witness descriptions. The sketches were released last week and police are working to get more details on their appearance. Credit: LAPD