cold case

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On June 3, 1978, the body of an unidentified male was found lying on the pavement of Division Street, east of Corona Avenue in Long Beach. The victim had succumbed to his injuries and was determined deceased at the scene. LBPD Homicide Detectives responded to investigate the incident. The victim …continue reading

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The cold case murders of two Orange County women have been solved as a result of a joint Investigative Genetic Genealogy (IGG) investigation by the Garden Grove Police Department, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, and the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. This is the second Garden Grove cold case murder …continue reading

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The 1976 rape and murder of a 19-year-old Garden Grove nursing student has been solved by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and the Garden Grove Police Department through the use of investigative genetic genealogy. Terry Dean Hawkins has been identified as the person responsible for the rape and murder …continue reading

On July 15, 2006, at approximately 07:55 a.m., officers responded to the 710 freeway near Pacific Coast Highway regarding a possible dead body, which resulted in the discovery of a deceased female adult. Upon arrival, officers located a female adult who was unresponsive. Long Beach Fire Paramedics responded and determined …continue reading

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The Top Ten Stories for June 2015 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last month (excluding weather forecasts): Bar Rescue coming to Brix Sunset Beach Tire iron used in assault against Cypress man at Seal Beach gas station Newport Beach man dies of head injuries …continue reading