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October 27, 1993 | MILES CORWIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Your average murderer usually keeps a low profile, obscures any clues that could tie him to the body and says little about the crime in public. But Humberto Amaya was so proud of his crime--and so incensed that friends doubted his story--that police said he slashed off the victim's head with a machete, tossed it into a roasting pan and displayed it next to the pastry case at his neighborhood market.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 27, 1993 | MILES CORWIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Your average murderer usually keeps a low profile, obscures any clues that could tie him to the body and says little about the crime in public. But Humberto Amaya was so proud of his crime--and so incensed that friends doubted his story--that police said he slashed off the victim's head with a machete, tossed it into a roasting pan and displayed it next to the pastry case at his neighborhood market.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 26, 1993 | JEAN MERL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tenacious work by two Los Angeles police detectives led authorities Monday to a suspect in the torture and slaying of man whose severed head was found in a plastic bag in the Southwest part of the city, officials said. Police arrested Humberto Amaya, 32, of Los Angeles after detectives found the decapitated body of a 35-year-old man in a trash can near Western Avenue and Pico Boulevard.
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