Doc Explores Mitrice Richardson’s Suspicious Death After Malibu Arrest: LAist

Lost Compassion, directed by Charles Croft and Chip Croft, explores the case of Richardson, a young woman who disappeared after she was released from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Malibu/Lost Hills Station at 27050 Agoura Rd. in Agoura, and whose body was found a year later in a remote area known as Dark Canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains.The case remains open, according to the L.A. Daily News. L.A. County Sheriff’s Cmdr. Rod Kusch said in an email to the outlet that former leads have been exhausted, but that “any new leads will be pursued when they are received by the Sheriff’s Department. It is a death investigation at this time, as the coroner’s office has not ruled it a homicide.” Richardson’s mother, Latice Sutton, believes her daughter was murdered. The tagline for the film is, “Someone knows.”Richardson was 24 years old when she disappeared in September of 2009, according to reporter Mike Kessler, who dove deep into the case for Los Angeles Magazine in 2011. She was sent to jail for allegedly refusing to pay her bill at a restaurant in Malibu. Though she was behaving strangely, she was not held by police for a psychological evaluation. Instead, she was released alone that same night, after midnight, into the remote area surrounding the Lost Hills station. She did not have any money, her car had been impounded, and she did not have her phone. After she was released, she simply disappeared.

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