Murder of Ok Ja Kim: An Appeal for Information


Police are asking for the public to help identify the killer of, 81 yr old Woodland Hills resident, Ok Ja Kim. She was brutally murdered and then the house was set fire.

Arson and a violent murder were committed on Martha Street in the neighborhood of Carlton Woodland Hills on August 2nd, 2022. 

Ok Ja Kim, an 81 year old woman was violently murdered in her home at night. Kim died of "sharp and blunt force injuries with ligature strangulation," according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's office.

If anyone has any information related to this event, such as noticing suspicious individuals, vehicles, or has home surveillance video footage from August 2nd or the days surrounding this event that you'd like to share, please contact Detectives Steve Castro or Sharon Kim from LAPD Valley Homicide at 818-374-9550 or email at

Please read the KFI story for more details.

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