Police Confirm Gun Used In Shooting Of Publicist Ronni Chasen Is Same Used In Suicide Of Murder Suspect
Posted on Thu Jan 20, 2011 08:28 AM PDT

ronni200.jpgBEVERLY HILLS, California (X17online) - Investigators looking into the fatal shooting of a prominent Hollywood publicist are preparing to close the case.

Beverly Hills police Chief David Snowden tells The AP police will formally close the investigation next week as the final ballistics report confirms previous findings a gun used in 43-year-old Harold Martin Smith’s suicide in December was the same used to shoot and kill publicist Ronni Chasen on Nov. 16 as she drove home from a film premiere.

Investigators believe Smith, who has a long criminal record, shot the 64-year-old Chasen in an attempted robbery. Snowden says there is no additional evidence to review in the case.