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South LA Strangulation Still Haunts Detective
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South LA Strangulation Still Haunts Detective

It was just before Christmas, December 15, 2015 and in broad daylight, that the body of 37-year-old Carl Hall was discovered in a South LA back alley. A local transient discovered the body and alerted police who... »

Valley Murder Leaves Mother With Guilt and Killer on the Run
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Valley Murder Leaves Mother With Guilt and Killer on the Run

Moniq-e Hackett is seeking justice for her son, 19-year-old Ian Samuel, who was shot and killed in the Lake Balboa area in 2016. »

South LA Drive-By Leaves Young Father Dead
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South LA Drive-By Leaves Young Father Dead

The family of a 25-year-old father slain in January just outside of his South LA home is hoping that someone comes forward with information that could help them catch a killer. »

Detectives ID Man in Murder
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Detectives ID Man in Murder

The 911 call the night of the murder set into motion the investigation that eight years later would remain open. »

Family Continues to Seek Justice 7 Years After Son's Murder
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Family Continues to Seek Justice 7 Years After Son's Murder

Rena Shillings is another mother, willing to share the story that would forever change her family's life. »

LAPD Struggles for Suspects in Saturday Morning Murder
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LAPD Struggles for Suspects in Saturday Morning Murder

The neighbors were there. That's what LAPD detectives believe about a Saturday morning murder that sent echoes of criminal gang activity across the neighborhood. »

Seeking Justice: No Leads After Single Mom Shot at Bus Stop
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Seeking Justice: No Leads After Single Mom Shot at Bus Stop

Emily Cordera already had a lot on her mind as a 15-year-old new mother. But since a stray bullet killed her own single mom last summer, she hasn't missed a day of school and still searches for someone to... »

LAPD Releases Sketch of  Hyde Park Man's Suspected Killer
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LAPD Releases Sketch of Hyde Park Man's Suspected Killer

LAPD South Bureau Criminal Gang Homicide Division Detective Connie Zych says a new sketch shows the face of the man she believes killed Gerrik Mykal Thomas one year ago. »

Killer of Young Woman Sought
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Killer of Young Woman Sought

Had it not been for an observant passerby, perhaps no one would have noticed the feet dangling alongside the 110 (Harbor) Freeway in South Los Angeles last April. »

LAPD Says Valley Gang Targeted Wrong Victim
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LAPD Says Valley Gang Targeted Wrong Victim

Jose Zeron was not a gang member, but the man he was with the morning he was shot and killed is – and police believe the killer killed the wrong person. »

About Seeking Justice

Stories that highlight the grim reality of unsolved murders in South LA with a plea for people to come forward with information. These stories focus on the crimes, the victims and the families left to endure the heartache.

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