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December 10, 2013 | By Kate Mather, Joseph Serna and Robert J. Lopez
A second suspect charged with stealing part of the wrecked Porsche  in which "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker died has turned himself into authorities, the Sheriff's Department said Tuesday night. Anthony Janow, 25, surrendered to authorities Tuesday at the San Fernando courthouse. He was arrested and released after posting $60,000 bail, sheriff's officials said.  Janow and Jameson Witty, 18, each face one felony count of grand theft of personal property, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.
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December 6, 2013 | By Richard Winton
Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives allege that two men stole the t-top roof panel of a $400,000 Porsche after it crashed Saturday in Santa Clarita, killing "Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker and another man. The department announced Thursday that one man was in custody and that another suspect was expected to surrender to detectives soon. The one suspect, 18-year-old Jameson Witty, was arrested on suspicion of grand theft and tampering with evidence. He was being held on $20,000 bail, officials said.
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December 5, 2013 | By Richard Winton
One man has been arrested and a second has agreed to surrender after authorities allege they stole parts from the Porsche that crashed in Santa Clarita on Saturday killing "Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker and another man. The men allegedly stole parts of the vehicle as it was being towed away Saturday evening after the crash, Sheriff's Capt. Mike Parker said.  [ Updated at 7:37 p.m.: In a press release, the Sheriff's Department said the alleged theft occurred while the Porsche was being towed away.
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December 4, 2013 | By Richard Winton
Autopsy results on “Fast and Furious” star Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas will not be released until Wednesday at the earliest, the Los Angeles County Coroner's office says. Autopsies on the men -- killed Saturday when the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT they were in crashed -- were completed Tuesday. But final identification of the bodies was not scheduled to start until Tuesday night, said Craig Harvey of the coroner's office. "No results will be released until at the earliest, tomorrow," he said Tuesday in an email.
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December 4, 2013 | By Richard Winton
A friend of “Fast and Furious” star  Paul Walker was behind the wheel of the high-performance Porsche Carrera when it crashed and erupted in flames, an autopsy report released Wednesday said. Driver Roger Rodas, 38, died from traumatic injuries, and Walker, 40, died from a combination of traumatic injuries and burns, Los Angeles County coroner officials said. Los Angeles County  Coroner 's Assistant Chief  Ed Winter said the men died "within seconds" of the crash.
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December 3, 2013 | By Richard Winton and Hailey Branson Potts
The Porsche in the fiery weekend crash that killed actor Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas did not suffer a massive fluid leak immediately before the crash, authorities said. As Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives search for an explanation for the crash, investigators so far have found "no evidence" of a fluid leak from the car at the scene, said Sheriff's Capt. Mike Parker. A leak of vital fluids could have pointed to an inability for the driver to control the 605-horsepower 2005 Porsche Carrera GT. PHOTOS: Paul Walker, 1973-2013 Investigators want to retrieve computerized data from the car that would show its performance in the moments before the crash.
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December 3, 2013 | By Richard Winton
The limited-production, high-powered 2005 Porsche Carrera GT involved in the fiery weekend crash that killed actor Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas has a history of being difficult to control. The sports car is capable of reaching 100 mph in under seven seconds. It was built without the stability management system that most Porsche models are equipped with.  Tonight Show host Jay Leno, a veteran supercar driver, spun a Porsche Carrera GT at 180 to 190 mph at Talledega.
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December 1, 2013 | By Carla Rivera
Witnesses reported seeing a red Porsche carrying "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker burning on a Santa Clarita street Saturday, killing the actor and another person. "It was engulfed in flames. There was nothing. They were trapped," Antonio Holmes told the Santa Clarita Valley Signal. He added the actor had been at a charity event earlier in the day. The single-vehicle crash occurred about 3:30 p.m. in the 28300 block of Rye Canyon Loop. The cause of the crash is under investigation, Sheriff's Deputy Kim Manatt told The Times . Few details about how the crash occurred were available, but officials were investigating whether speed was a factor.
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December 1, 2013 | James Barragan, Samantha Schaefer and Adolfo Flores
Officials said it could take some time before investigators know how fast a Porsche was traveling when it crashed in Santa Clarita on Saturday, killing "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker and another man. Walker, 40, and his friend, whom witness Jim Torp identified as Roger Rodas, took a red Porsche out for a spin as a charity event held in support of Walker's organization Reach Out Worldwide was winding down. Torp said he heard a loud boom, and knew his friends had been in an accident.
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