Six Year Anniversary of the Unsolved Murder of Karen Chuang

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and the San Diego Police Department Homicide Unit continue to look for leads on the six year anniversary of the unsolved murder of Karen Chuang. karen chuang

 On August 27, 2007, at approximately 2:35 a.m., 25-year-old Karen Chuang was found lying on the ground next to her vehicle in the 1300 block of Tiverton Drive, a Carmel Valley condominium complex. Karen was bleeding from a gunshot wound and died at the scene.  Witnesses heard a popping noise at about 2:00 a.m., followed by footsteps heading southbound on a road within the condominium complex. No suspect description is available.

Anyone with information on the identity and or location of the person/persons responsible for this crime is asked to call SDPD homicide at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via

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Questions regarding the investigation should be directed to Lt. Mike Hastings at 619-531-2275.

Questions regarding Crime Stoppers should be directed to Officer Jim Johnson at 619-531-1500 or Deputy Adriana Uribe at 619-531-1547.

For information leading to an arrest, you could receive up to a $1,000 reward and remain anonymous.  The qualification of any person(s) for the reward and the amount of the reward for any person(s) so qualifying will be determined by San Diego County Crime Stoppers, Inc, in its sole discretion.  The amount of all rewards given shall not exceed $1,000.  Information must be received on the tip line, (888) 580-8477.