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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 11, 1998
The death of an elderly woman injured during a robbery has been ruled a homicide, Los Angeles County coroner's officials said. Anne Levin, 73, died Aug. 24, nine days after being hospitalized for treatment of a head laceration and broken hip she suffered in the robbery, authorities said. Coroner's officials determined this week her death was caused by injuries from the incident. Police are seeking two suspects who approached Levin as she was walking in an alley behind 12826 Victory Blvd.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 26, 1997
Police have released a sketch of a man accused of beating a 38-year-old disabled man during a home robbery on Tuesday. The attacker is described as Asian, about 22 years old, with straight black hair. He and two other men who participated in the robbery spoke Vietnamese, police said. The three forced open a kitchen window in Wilson Suh's home on Banana Street at 11:48 a.m., police said.
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May 7, 1997
A 79-year-old man was pistol-whipped by one of two robbers who tricked him into opening his door and stole $24,000 cash from his pocket, authorities said Tuesday. Police said the victim told them he had withdrawn the money from the bank Monday for home improvement expenses on his house in a quiet, upscale area north of Tustin. The robbers apparently knew about the withdrawal and where the money was kept, Sheriff's Lt. Ron Wilkerson said. About 7 p.m.
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April 4, 1996
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies Wednesday arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 77-year-old neighbor. Ernest Anthony Alva was visiting relatives in Los Angeles when deputies arrested him in the death of Michael Lipsky. Deputies connected Alva to Lipsky after finding unspecified papers in the homes of both men, authorities said. The two lived in separate homes on a shared property in the 44800 block of Redwood Avenue, deputies said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1995
An elderly woman was sexually assaulted in her home Saturday, and the assailant is believed to have fled in the woman's car, police said. Huntington Beach Police Lt. Chuck Thomas said neighbors discovered the woman in her home in the 20500 block of Beach Boulevard at about 7:15 p.m. She was taken to UCI Medical Center for treatment of her injuries. Other details on her condition, the circumstances of the assault and descriptions of the attacker or attackers were not available late Saturday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 1994
A 26-year-old North Hollywood man was arrested Monday on suspicion of raping and robbing a 76-year-old woman, authorities said. Carl Fullard was arrested at his house in the 6400 block of Denny Street after clues left at the scene of the crime led police to him, said Detective Gary Barthelmess of the Los Angeles Police Department's North Hollywood Division. Barthelmess would not disclose what evidence police recovered. The woman was sleeping at 5:15 a.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 28, 1994
A 24-year-old Los Angeles County man has pleaded guilty to conning two elderly residents by telling them they had won a sweepstakes. He posed as a police officer when one victim became suspicious and then robbed her, authorities said. Lorenzo Duane Beamon, who used addresses in Long Beach and Compton, was sentenced to three years in state prison Wednesday in North Orange County Municipal Court.
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March 31, 1998 | JOSE CARDENAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An early Monday fire was the second arson attack in less than a week and all but destroyed the home of an 87-year-old woman who moved out after the first blaze, according to neighbors. Even before the fires, a series of other vandalism incidents caused Sharon Griffin--who has lived in that house for as long anyone can remember--to suffer chest pains, according to Jody Kulczycki, Griffin's next-door neighbor.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 1, 1996
Sheriff's detectives are investigating the death of a 66-year-old man who was found slain in his Manhattan Beach apartment and is the second homicide victim in the city in less than two months, authorities said Thursday. Howard Walter Abbott was found stabbed to death Wednesday in his apartment at 221 24th St. His body was found by a friend who had keys to the home and stopped by for a visit, said sheriff's Deputy Matthew Rodriguez.
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