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Body in Brentwood garage identified

October 29, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
The body of a man found dead in a parking garage in Brentwood has been identified as a Los Angeles real estate financier.Richard Traweek, 65, was discovered on the garage floor of his apartment building Wednesday. He had been shot to death.

Traweek had been a multimillionaire, having raised more than $120 million from investors in real estate partnerships in the 1980s. Later, he ran into legal trouble and reportedly lost his fortune.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Los Angeles Police Department at (877) LAPD-247.