Missing Fox Exec Gavin Smith Case Now Homicide After Cops Find His Car

By | Thursday March 14, 2013 @ 12:04pm PDT

Police on the case of missing 20th Century Fox film executive Gavin Smith are now saying he was likely murdered  Sheriff’s department spokesman Steve Whitmore said today that Smith’s black Mercedes 420E was found February 21 in a Simi Valley, CA storage locker. “Evidence in there and from other sources has led investigators in the case to preliminarily reclassify this as a homicide. While no body has been found, they believe it was a murder,” Whitmore told me.

Police have said that John Creech is the person of interest in the case; he is currently in custody on unrelated drug charges. The Simi Valley storage unit is linked to Creech, and he and his wife’s West Hills, CA house has already been searched twice by police in relation to the case. Smith is said to have met Creech’s wife in therapy.

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Cops Find SUV Flagged In Case Of Missing Fox Exec Gavin Smith: KFI

By | Thursday January 24, 2013 @ 12:17am PST

Detectives on the case of missing 20th Century Fox distribution executive Gavin Smith say they plan to examine a gray SUV seized Wednesday at a marijuana grow house in Granada Hills, radio station KFI reports. The vehicle is registered to … Read More »

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Missing Fox Executive To Be Featured On ‘America’s Most Wanted’

By | Thursday September 20, 2012 @ 1:25pm PDT

America’s Most Wanted is planning to air a segment on Gavin Smith around the middle of October. A source close to the Lifetime show says the long-running series is “talking directly with the investigators from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department who haven’t spoken in detail publicly about the case before.” Smith has not been seen since the night of May 1, when he was leaving the Oak Park, CA home of a friend in his black Mercedes. On May 9, the Sheriff’s Department changed the status of the case from a missing person’s probe to a criminal homicide investigation. Read More »

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Missing Fox Film Executive Met Owner Of Searched Valley House In Therapy: LAT

By | Saturday June 23, 2012 @ 10:48am PDT

The whereabouts of missing Twentieth Century Fox film distribution executive Gavin Smith since May 1st remains a mystery. And authorities keep on searching. But the Los Angeles Times has an update on the link between Smith and that San Fernando … Read More »

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Missing Fox Movie Executive: Homicide Detectives Search Valley House Twice – LAT

By | Sunday June 10, 2012 @ 4:37am PDT

Missing Twentieth Century Fox film distribution executive Gavin Smith’s family recently offered a $20,000 reward for information to find him. But his whereabouts since May 1st remain a mystery. Still authorities keep on searching. Now the Los Angeles Times reports that homicide … Read More »

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Missing Fox Film Executive’s Case Now Criminal Homicide Investigation (Exclusive)

By | Wednesday May 9, 2012 @ 2:49pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: There’s a new development in the case of Twentieth Century Fox veteran film distribution executive Gavin Smith who is Gavin Smith Missingstill missing. I’ve now learned that the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department has officially changed the status of … Read More »

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