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March 29, 1998 | MIMI KO CRUZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Juan Manuel Delgado, the 12-year-old boy killed, dismembered and partially encased in concrete, was laid to rest Saturday as grieving relatives and friends remembered an energetic boy who loved making people laugh. "He was always smiling, telling jokes and offering to help," his cousin Sofia Delgado said after an emotional open-casket memorial service at a Long Beach mortuary attended by about 200 people. After the service, Juan was buried at Westminster Memorial Park.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 13, 2001 | MAI TRAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The teenage cousin of a drifter convicted of molesting, killing and dismembering a La Habra boy testified Wednesday that John Samuel Ghobrial savagely attacked him several years ago when the killer was still living in Egypt. Seeking to establish a pattern in Ghobrial's behavior, prosecutors brought the cousin and his mother from Egypt to tell his story on the first day of the trial's penalty phase.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 28, 1998 | MIMI KO CRUZ
Moved by the horror that has swept this city, hundreds of residents and businesses are raising money for the family of Juan Delgado, the 12-year-old boy who was killed, dismembered and encased in concrete. As of Friday, more than $1,600 had been raised for the Juan Delgado Memorial Fund, set up by police at California State Bank in La Habra.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 1999 | JASON KANDEL and JANET WILSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A La Habra teenager may have discovered the final body part of 12-year-old Juan Delgado, who was found dismembered and encased in concrete blocks dumped on neighbors' lawns last March. Fourteen-year-old Robert H. Hall went looking for his younger sister's missing pet rabbit Saturday and stumbled across a cylinder of concrete in a planter behind an abandoned nursing home in the 600 block of Walnut Street. "I knew right away," Hall said. "I told my dad, 'Hey Dad, you remember Juan Delgado?'
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 1999 | JASON KANDEL and JANET WILSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A La Habra teenager may have discovered the final body part of 12-year-old Juan Delgado, who was found dismembered and encased in concrete blocks dumped on neighbors' lawns last March. Fourteen-year-old Robert H. Hall went looking for his younger sister's missing pet rabbit Saturday and stumbled across a cylinder of concrete in a planter behind an abandoned nursing home in the 600 block of Walnut Street. "I knew right away," Hall said. "I told my dad, 'Hey Dad, you remember Juan Delgado?'
SPORTS
October 4, 1986 | Chris Bush
Marshall 20, Van Nuys 12 KEY PLAYS In the fourth period, Marshall quarterback Junior Cruz hit Juan Delgado on a 19-yard pass play to the Van Nuys eight-yard line. Three plays later, Charles Edwards scored on a eight-yard run to give Marshall its final margin of victory. . . . With Marshall ahead 14-6 in the third quarter, Bernardo Martinez of Van Nuys recovered a blocked punt by Bryan Galbreath on the Marshall 25-yard line. . . . On the next play, Muhommad Zaid ran 25 yards for the touchdown. .
SPORTS
March 5, 1995 | MARK STRODER
Wilmington Banning High forward Juan Delgado headed in a shot from 10 yards out with 15 minutes remaining in the game, lifting his team to a 1-0 victory over Garfield on Saturday afternoon in the City Section Division 4-A soccer final at East L.A. College. The assist went to Rene Ramirez after Delgado, a sophomore, beat a Bulldog defender to the ball and directed it past Garfield goaltender Angel Martinez. "We've been practicing that play all week," Delgado said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 26, 1998 | MIMI KO CRUZ
Police are asking for help in tracing the movements of a man suspected of killing and butchering a 12-year-old. John Samuel Ghobrial, 27, is accused of dismembering Juan Delgado's body and encasing his limbs in concrete blocks. Detectives are trying to place Ghobrial's whereabouts from March 17, when Delgado disappeared, to Sunday, when Ghobrial was arrested, Police Capt. John Rees said. "Although a great deal of information has surfaced, uncertainties still remain," he said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 25, 1998 | MIMI KO CRUZ and GREG HERNANDEZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Worried parents here escorted their children to and from school Tuesday and established strict safety rules after the remains of a 12-year-old neighborhood boy were found over the weekend, dismembered and encased in concrete. "I've told my kids, 'Don't confide in strangers, be very careful and come straight home or straight to my restaurant after school,' " said Alfonso Gomez, who drove his 12-year-old daughter on Tuesday to Washington Middle School, the school that Juan Delgado had attended.
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March 24, 1998 | ESTHER SCHRADER and MIMI KO CRUZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A schoolboy whose dismembered body was found encased in concrete was killed by a one-handed drifter who lived alone in a backyard shed strewn with sexually explicit magazines and children's toys, police alleged Monday. Six people who live in a house and a trailer on the property where Juan Delgado, 12, apparently was killed were released by police Monday, a day after they were arrested.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 1998 | MIMI KO CRUZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Juan Manuel Delgado, the 12-year-old boy killed, dismembered and partially encased in concrete, was laid to rest Saturday as grieving relatives and friends remembered an energetic boy who loved making people laugh. "He was always smiling, telling jokes and offering to help," his cousin Sofia Delgado said after an emotional open-casket memorial service at a Long Beach mortuary attended by about 200 people. After the service, Juan was buried at Westminster Memorial Park.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 28, 1998 | MIMI KO CRUZ
Moved by the horror that has swept this city, hundreds of residents and businesses are raising money for the family of Juan Delgado, the 12-year-old boy who was killed, dismembered and encased in concrete. As of Friday, more than $1,600 had been raised for the Juan Delgado Memorial Fund, set up by police at California State Bank in La Habra.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 27, 1998 | MIMI KO CRUZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The grisly murder of a 12-year-old brought 200 parents to Washington Middle School on Thursday night to talk with school administrators, psychologists and the police chief about the tragedy that has shaken this city. "Certainly, moms and dads are understandably frightened," Police Chief Steven H. Staveley said. "In a society of 260 million people, these horrible, horrible, evil people are out there and these things do happen. But this is an aberration. . . . This is a safe community."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 26, 1998 | MIMI KO CRUZ
Police are asking for help in tracing the movements of a man suspected of killing and butchering a 12-year-old. John Samuel Ghobrial, 27, is accused of dismembering Juan Delgado's body and encasing his limbs in concrete blocks. Detectives are trying to place Ghobrial's whereabouts from March 17, when Delgado disappeared, to Sunday, when Ghobrial was arrested, Police Capt. John Rees said. "Although a great deal of information has surfaced, uncertainties still remain," he said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 25, 1998 | MIMI KO CRUZ and GREG HERNANDEZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Worried parents here escorted their children to and from school Tuesday and established strict safety rules after the remains of a 12-year-old neighborhood boy were found over the weekend, dismembered and encased in concrete. "I've told my kids, 'Don't confide in strangers, be very careful and come straight home or straight to my restaurant after school,' " said Alfonso Gomez, who drove his 12-year-old daughter on Tuesday to Washington Middle School, the school that Juan Delgado had attended.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 24, 1998 | ESTHER SCHRADER and MIMI KO CRUZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The schoolboy whose dismembered body was found encased in concrete was killed by a one-handed drifter who lived alone in a backyard shed strewn with sexually explicit magazines and children's toys, police alleged Monday. Six people who live in a house and trailer on the property where Juan Delgado, 12, allegedly was killed were released by police Monday, a day after they were arrested.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 24, 1998 | ESTHER SCHRADER and MIMI KO CRUZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The schoolboy whose dismembered body was found encased in concrete was killed by a one-handed drifter who lived alone in a backyard shed strewn with sexually explicit magazines and children's toys, police alleged Monday. Six people who live in a house and trailer on the property where Juan Delgado, 12, allegedly was killed were released by police Monday, a day after they were arrested.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 27, 1998 | MIMI KO CRUZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The grisly murder of a 12-year-old brought 200 parents to Washington Middle School on Thursday night to talk with school administrators, psychologists and the police chief about the tragedy that has shaken this city. "Certainly, moms and dads are understandably frightened," Police Chief Steven H. Staveley said. "In a society of 260 million people, these horrible, horrible, evil people are out there and these things do happen. But this is an aberration. . . . This is a safe community."
NEWS
March 24, 1998 | ESTHER SCHRADER and MIMI KO CRUZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A schoolboy whose dismembered body was found encased in concrete was killed by a one-handed drifter who lived alone in a backyard shed strewn with sexually explicit magazines and children's toys, police alleged Monday. Six people who live in a house and a trailer on the property where Juan Delgado, 12, apparently was killed were released by police Monday, a day after they were arrested.
SPORTS
March 5, 1995 | MARK STRODER
Wilmington Banning High forward Juan Delgado headed in a shot from 10 yards out with 15 minutes remaining in the game, lifting his team to a 1-0 victory over Garfield on Saturday afternoon in the City Section Division 4-A soccer final at East L.A. College. The assist went to Rene Ramirez after Delgado, a sophomore, beat a Bulldog defender to the ball and directed it past Garfield goaltender Angel Martinez. "We've been practicing that play all week," Delgado said.
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