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Can You Help Us Solve the 2001 Maria Hsiao Homicide? Watch This Video!




We're looking for tips to help us solve the unsolved murder of Maria Hsiao, a 21-year-old college student who was shot by an unknown suspect in 2001 outside of a downtown nightclub.  This brand-new video describes what happened, and shows the impact the crime continues to have on Maria's family and friends.   There is a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible.

Someone out there knows the truth about what happened that night.  Is it you?

We are hoping to have this video be shared as widely as possible.  Even someone with second- or third-hand information about what happened may hold the missing piece of the puzzle that helps us to crack this case, solve a mystery, and bring justice for Maria, her family and her friends.

Anonymous tips can be e-mailed to or sent via text message or voice mail to 650-383-8984.  Tips can also be submitted anonymously through our free mobile app, downloadable at or  Tipsters may also call our detective bureau during business hours at 650-329-2597.

Thank you for helping us.

Last Updated: Sep 19, 2017