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Seal Beach Massacre: Timeline

Seal Beach Massacre: Timeline

Timeline of the investigation into Orange County's worst mass shooting in history as the alleged gunman, 44-year-old Scott Evans Dekraai, pleaded guilty in court Friday. Eight people were killed Oct.

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 08:19 AM PDT

Photos: Seal Beach Massacre Worst in OC History

Police respond to the scene of a deadly shooting Oct. 12, 2011 in Seal Beach.View gallery

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Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 at 03:57 AM PDT

Man Will Plead Guilty to Killings at Salon: Lawyer

Man Will Plead Guilty to Killings at Salon: Lawyer

A California man charged with shooting and killing his ex-wife and seven others at a hair salon has agreed to plead guilty, his defense attorney said Monday.

Monday, Mar 24, 2014 at 09:17 PM PDT

OC Salon Shooting Trial Split in Two

OC Salon Shooting Trial Split in Two

The trial of a man accused in Orange County’s worst mass shooting will be split into two parts in hopes of speeding up the continually delayed murder case, a judge ruled Monday.

Friday, Oct 11, 2013 at 10:08 PM PDT

Salon Shooting Victims' Families Want Faster Justice

Salon Shooting Victims' Families Want Faster Justice

Prosecutors will continue to pursue the death penalty against a man accused in Orange County’s worst mass shooting despite pleas from some relatives of victims who want prosecutors to shelve the death penalty to...

Thursday, Jan 17, 2013 at 11:06 PM PST

Husband Uninterested in Seal Beach Suspect's Recordings

Husband Uninterested in Seal Beach Suspect's Recordings

As more than 100 hours of jail-cell recordings of the alleged Seal Beach salon shooter surface, at least one of the eight victims’ relatives says he doesn’t need to hear any more from the accused murderer.

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Cancer Patient Takes Field at Dodgers' Batting Practice

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