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Harold Martin Smith

Harold Martin Smith (born in 1967) is an ex-con who is believed to have murdered publicist Ronni Chasen during a failed robbery attempt. Chasen was shot in her car as she drove through Beverly Hills after a premiere for the movie, "Burlesque". When police went to question Smith as a possible subject, he committed suicide.

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Ronni Chasen -- Fatal Shots Fired ON Sunset

Ronni Chasen -- Fatal Shots Fired ON Sunset

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Beverly Hills detectives believe Ronni Chasen was fatally shot on Sunset Boulevard, but managed to turn left and drive hundreds of yards -- and witnesses may have… READ MORE >

Ronni Chasen Suspect -- The Search for Other Crimes

Ronni Chasen Suspect -- The Search for Other Crimes

Investigators in and around Beverly Hills are looking for similarities between Harold Smith -- the suspect in Ronni Chasen's murder -- and suspects in any open cases ... according to law… READ MORE >

- 1479 days ago
Chasen Murder -- 'Robbery Gone Bad'

Chasen Murder -- 'Robbery Gone Bad'

The Beverly Hills PD now says it believes Ronni Chasen's murder was a random act of violence -- a robbery gone bad -- committed by a man on a bicycle.According to the police the gun that Harold… READ MORE >

- 1479 days ago
Harold Smith -- History of Preying on Women

Harold Smith -- History of Preying on Women

Ronni Chasen wasn't Harold Smith's first target of random violence -- TMZ has learned Smith served serious time in state prison for violent robberies of women in 1998.According to court records,… READ MORE >

- 1479 days ago
Chasen Murder: Suspect Connected, Not Road Rage

Chasen Murder: Suspect Connected, Not Road Rage

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... police investigating the murder of Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen have linked Harold Smith to her death -- but it was NOT road rage.As TMZ first reported… READ MORE >

- 1479 days ago
Chasen Murder 'Person of Interest' Threatened to Kill

Chasen Murder 'Person of Interest' Threatened to Kill

TMZ has obtained a mug shot of Harold Martin Smith -- the "person of interest" in the Ronni Chasen murder case -- and we've learned he had an open criminal case where the victim alleged Smith… READ MORE >

- 1484 days ago
Lead in Publicist Murder Case Could Hit Dead End

Lead in Publicist Murder Case Could Hit Dead End

The "person of interest" in the Ronni Chasen murder case may have actually shot himself dead because he feared he was going back to prison for possibly committing several burglaries in the area… READ MORE >

- 1484 days ago

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