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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 1995
Los Angeles County Sheriff's homicide detectives asked for public help Wednesday in identifying a woman whose remains were found last week in a cardboard box west of the Golden State Freeway. The woman was white, perhaps Latina, 60 to 70 years old, 5 to 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighed about 150 pounds and had light brown or blond hair, Deputy Brian Jones said. Jones said the coroner's office has been unable to determine the cause of death.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 14, 2000
Two men were killed in a shooting at a liquor store Wednesday night, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 7 p.m. at F & M Liquors, 905 Avenue R East, near the Sierra Highway, according to Deputy Valentine Rosario of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Rosario said authorities had scant information on the killings, adding that homicide detectives were en route to the scene late Wednesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 7, 2004 | From Times Staff Reports
Robbers in ski masks fatally shot a 35-year-old man in his home early Tuesday and escaped. The two men forced their way into Jonathan Knight's house on East Lingard Street just before 4 a.m. and shot him in the head, Deputy Alba Yates said. Four other family members were uninjured, Yates added. Anyone with information on the slaying is asked to call homicide detectives at (323) 890-5500.
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February 16, 2009 | Maeve Reston
Homicide detectives in San Bernardino County are looking for clues in the shooting death of a 39-year-old man in the parking lot of Victor Valley Mortuary in Victorville. The mortuary was closed when the man, identified as Robert Durham, was shot just before 11 a.m. Saturday. He died two hours later at Loma Linda University Medical Center. -- -- Maeve Reston
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 14, 2000
Two men were killed in a shooting at a liquor store Wednesday night, authorities said. The shooting happened about 7 p.m. at F&M Liquors, located at 905 Avenue R East, near the Sierra Highway, said Sheriff's Deputy Valentine Rosario. Rosario said authorities had scant information on the killings, adding that homicide detectives were en route to the scene late Wednesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 24, 2014 | By Ruben Vives
Detectives on Friday were investigating the death of a 44-year-old man whose body was found in an Inglewood park.  A resident discovered the body at the Edward Vincent Jr. Park at 700  Warren Lane and reported it to police around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's office.  The park also is known as Centinela Park.  The body appeared to have multiple gunshot wounds, police said. Homicide detectives with the Inglewood Police Department have launched an investigation into the death.
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February 4, 2014 | By Ruben Vives
Authorities expanded a manhunt Tuesday morning in the Hollywood Hills area for a 54-year-old man wanted in a fatal stabbing. Los Angeles County sheriff's homicide detectives along with 50 additional personnel and officers from local agencies were to conduct a large-scale search above the Greek Theater and Runyon Canyon for the suspect, identified as Oscar Bridges. He is wanted in connection with the Jan. 23 stabbing death of 21-year-old Robert Brewer of Texas. The stabbing occurred around 10:40 a.m. in a motel room in the 10400 block of Vermont Avenue in the Westmont neighborhood, according to police.
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October 15, 2013 | By Robert J. Lopez
Three people were shot and killed Tuesday night in El Monte, authorities said. The two women and a man and were pronounced dead at the scene in the 9900 block of Marshall Stree t, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. INTERACTIVE: Times Homicide Report The shooting was reported about 7 p.m. in a neighborhood north of the 10 Freeway.  Homicide detectives were being dispatched, and no additional details were immediately available. Since January 2007, at least 30 homicides have been reported in El Monte, according to T he Times Homicide Report database . ALSO: Five reputed gang members held in slaying of Santa Cruz boy, 12 Autopsy planned for Downey football player who collapsed on field Explosions at LAX: Police ramp up security where dry ice bombs planted Twitter: @LAJourno robert.lopez@latimes.com
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