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Monday, April 7, 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014

Homicide

Murders of 2 Young Eastside Women Connected, L.A. Official Says

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Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 3:48 PM
BREE'ANNA GUZMAN VIA THE LAPD
  • Bree'Anna Guzman via the LAPD
Detectives believe the unsolved murders of two young Eastside women,  22-year-old Bree'Anna Guzman and 17-year-old Michelle Lozano, are connected, an L.A. city official told LA Weekly today.

See also: Serial Killer on the Eastside Following Deaths of Bree'Anna Guzman, Michelle Lozano?

A 9 a.m. news conference has been scheduled tomorrow outside LAPD headquarters downtown. Detectives and the office of Eastside city Councilman Gil Cedillo plan to announce that the case of each victim will see a $50,000 reward for information leading to capture and conviction of the killer or killers.

Police originally wanted to roll both rewards into one, we were told:

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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Updated at the bottom with an ID. Headline has changed. First posted at 5:17 p.m. Tuesday.

Rancho Palos Verdes is one of the most elite communities in the Unites States, and it's certainly a place where murder is quite foreign.

Not today, it would appear: Sheriff's deputies responded to a home in the upscale community only to find a body in a smoldering SUV that had just burned up:

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Thursday, June 14, 2012

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That discovery of a body in a Cadillac Escalade in the Fairfax District last weekend has cops looking for a "person of interest" named Jacob Anthonisen, an apparent party boy who has gone missing.

The dead man inside the car, which had been sitting there for about a week until the stench prompted neighbors to call authorities, was identified by cops last night as 32-year-old Steven John Simmons of Running Springs, near Big Bear.

CBS Los Angeles said that Simmons ...

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Thursday, May 31, 2012

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Updated at the bottom with new details from the LAPD. First posted at 5:44 p.m. Thursday.

A chiropractor found dead at his Venice Boulevard office was the brother of Los Angeles Times media critic James Rainey, the paper reports: It identified the victim as 52-year-old Robert Rainey.

The LAPD couldn't confirm that ID, but Officer Bruce Borihanh told us that a man in his 50s was discovered, apparently unconscious, in the 9200 block of Venice Boulevard in Palms: Officers were called to the scene at 8:13 a.m. today.

The victim ...

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