ronnie chasen Oscar Publicist Ronni Chasen shot and killed in Beverly Hills

Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen, famous for working on films such as “Driving Miss Daisy” and “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves,” was found shot to death in Beverly Hills, early Nov. 16.

KTLA reports that police found her in her Mercedes-Benz, which had crashed into a light pole around 12:30 a.m. PT. Coroner’s officials confirmed later in the morning that it was Chasen.

It is believed the 64-year-old was returning home from the “Burlesque” premiere when she was shot in the chest five times.

]]>Howard Bragmen tells TheWrap, “Ronni was smart and quirky and talented and the world will be a lesser place without her.” Chasen’s clientele at Chasen & co. included Michael Douglas and Hans Zimmer. She most recently had been involved with Sony campaigns for high profile films such as “The Social Network,” “Country Strong” and “Burlesque.” The Hollywood Reporter released a statement from the police, noting that there is no suspect, information or motive for the crime this early in the investigation. Follow Zap2it and MikeyLikesTV on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news. Photo credit: Getty Images