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March 13, 1997 | ABIGAIL GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two and a half years after Delores Jackson drowned in his swimming pool, businessman Donald Bohana pleaded not guilty Wednesday to her murder and was ordered held in lieu of $1-million bail. A short bail hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court depicted Bohana as a 60-year-old businessman with widespread contacts, a pilot's license--and more than $4 million in debts.
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March 13, 1997 | ABIGAIL GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two and a half years after Delores Jackson drowned in his swimming pool, businessman Donald Bohana pleaded not guilty Wednesday to her murder and was ordered held in lieu of $1-million bail. A short bail hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court depicted Bohana as a 60-year-old businessman with widespread contacts, a pilot's license--and more than $4 million in debts.
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November 17, 1994 | FRANK B. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Wednesday that it is reopening its investigation of the drowning of Delores Jackson, former wife of entertainer Tito Jackson and former sister-in-law of pop superstar Michael Jackson. The district attorney's office acted in response to new evidence released Tuesday by coroner's officials, who said Jackson may have died of an "assisted drowning." Jackson, 39, was pulled from the pool of her boyfriend, businessman Donald J.
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August 26, 1995 | JULIE TAMAKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The sons of Delores Jackson, former sister-in-law of pop superstar Michael Jackson, have filed a wrongful-death suit against a man they accuse of killing her, complaining that Dist. Atty. Gil Garcetti won't bring criminal charges against him, the sons' lawyer said Friday. The dead woman's family is also asking the state attorney general to take over the investigation from the Los Angeles district attorney's office, said the attorney, R. Brian Oxman.
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August 26, 1995 | JULIE TAMAKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The sons of Delores Jackson, former sister-in-law of pop superstar Michael Jackson, have filed a wrongful-death suit against a man they accuse of killing her, complaining that Dist. Atty. Gil Garcetti won't bring criminal charges against him, the sons' lawyer said Friday. The dead woman's family is also asking the state attorney general to take over the investigation from the Los Angeles district attorney's office, said the attorney, R. Brian Oxman.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1994
An autopsy on the body of Michael Jackson's former sister-in-law found patterns of injuries to "support a hypothesis of assisted drowning," the coroner's office reported Tuesday. Delores Jackson, 39, died Aug. 27 after she was pulled from a swimming pool about 4 a.m. by her boyfriend, Donald Bohana, at his home in Ladera Heights. She was married to Tito Jackson for 16 years until their divorce in 1988.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 29, 1994
Delores Jackson, the ex-wife of Michael Jackson's brother Tito, accidentally drowned in a swimming pool while visiting the Ladera Heights home of her boyfriend, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department reported Sunday. Jackson, 39, had been swimming with her boyfriend, Donald Bohana, 58, at his home on Holt Avenue about 4 a.m. Saturday. Bohana got out of the pool and left briefly. When he returned, he found Jackson at the bottom of the pool, Sheriff's Deputy Rich Erickson said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 8, 1997
An ex-boyfriend of Tito Jackson's former wife was arrested Friday and charged with her slaying. Donald J. Bohana, 60, was held without bail and scheduled to be arraigned Monday on charges of killing Delores Jackson, 39, the former wife of Michael Jackson's older brother Tito. Delores Jackson died Aug. 27, 1994, of "asphyxia due to drowning, alcohol intake and blunt force traumatic injuries," according to the county coroner's office, which listed the death as suspicious.
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August 30, 1994
Delores Jackson, the ex-wife of Michael Jackson's brother Tito, accidentally drowned in a swimming pool while visiting the Ladera Heights home of her boyfriend, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department reported. Jackson, 39, had been swimming with her boyfriend, Donald Bohana, 58, at his home on Holt Avenue about 4 a.m. Saturday. Bohana got out of the pool and left briefly. When he returned, he found Jackson at the bottom of the pool, Sheriff's Deputy Rich Erickson said.
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January 7, 1997 | DAN WEIKEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Los Angeles doctor was arrested Monday in connection with a large narcotics ring that allegedly obtained thousands of fraudulent prescriptions for one of the most powerful and addictive drugs on the market. State and federal authorities, who have been investigating the case for almost two years, charge that Dr. Beverly Lewis, 46, participated in an enormous operation to illegally sell Dilaudid, a potent painkiller known as drugstore heroin.
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November 17, 1994 | FRANK B. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Wednesday that it is reopening its investigation of the drowning of Delores Jackson, former wife of entertainer Tito Jackson and former sister-in-law of pop superstar Michael Jackson. The district attorney's office acted in response to new evidence released Tuesday by coroner's officials, who said Jackson may have died of an "assisted drowning." Jackson, 39, was pulled from the pool of her boyfriend, businessman Donald J.
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November 16, 1994
An autopsy on the body of Michael Jackson's former sister-in-law found patterns of injuries to "support a hypothesis of assisted drowning," the coroner's office reported Tuesday. Delores Jackson, 39, died Aug. 27 after she was pulled from a swimming pool about 4 a.m. by her boyfriend, Donald Bohana, at his home in Ladera Heights. She was married to Tito Jackson for 16 years until their divorce in 1988.
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August 28, 1995 | KIM KOWSKY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It has all the trappings of a routine murder trial: blood samples, eyewitness accounts and a motive of thwarted passion. But jurors in the case against Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Robert J. Mallon will not decide his guilt "beyond a reasonable doubt"--just whether the evidence tips the scales enough to find him liable for a homicide seven years ago.
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August 28, 1995 | KIM KOWSKY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It has all the trappings of a routine murder trial: blood samples, eyewitness accounts and a motive of thwarted passion. But jurors in the case against Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Robert J. Mallon will not decide his guilt "beyond a reasonable doubt"--just whether the evidence tips the scales enough to find him culpable for a seven-year-old homicide.
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