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Entries from June 2009

Homicide Data

June 22nd, 2009 · 6 Comments

I love things like this (thank you for bringing this to my attention, you know who you are!).  It’s an interactive map of murders in the city from 2003-2009 that was recently published in the New York Times.  Great job whoever compiled this! This is an undated picture from a crime scene from the past.

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LAPD Detective Arrested for 1986 Murder

June 8th, 2009 · No Comments

This one is just too bizarre.  LAPD Detective Stephanie Lazarus, who was recently profiled in LA Weekly’s People issue, was arrested for the 1986 murder of Sherri Rae Rasmussen (the wife of her boyfriend).  The picture below (by Kevin Scanlon) is from the article [the article has since been removed].  She was a 25 year veteran of […]

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Arrest Made in 33 year old Homicide

June 8th, 2009 · No Comments

An arrest was recently made for the Spetember 9, 1976 murder of Robert Lozano. A quote from Mark Harvey, the Baldwin Park Police detective assigned to the case, from the San Gabriel Valley Tribune article:  “The original case file was in a large safe in back of the department’s record section. “It took us a full day […]

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