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Friday, Mar 20, 2015 at 01:08 PM PDT

Atty. General Appeals Removal of DA in Beach Murders

Atty. General Appeals Removal of DA in Beach Murders

The California attorney general's office is appealing a judge's decision to pull Orange County prosecutors from a death penalty case involving a mass killer over a conflict of interest related to a jailhouse...

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 at 10:08 PM PDT

DA Removed From OC Salon Massacre Case

DA Removed From OC Salon Massacre Case

The Orange County District Attorney has been removed from the case involving Orange County's worst mass shooting.

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 at 08:30 PM PDT

"Serious Misconduct" in Seal Beach Massacre Case: Judge

"Serious Misconduct" in Seal Beach Massacre Case: Judge

District attorney's office investigators in the 2011 Seal Beach hair salon massacre committed "serious misconduct" by using jail informants in the case against the suspect, an Orange County judge ruled...

Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 03:57 AM PDT

Victims React to Guilty Plea in Salon Massacre

Victims React to Guilty Plea in Salon Massacre

Family members of the victims in Orange County's worst mass killing reacted Friday to the man who pleaded guilty to committing the crime.

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 at 11:37 AM PDT

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. 12,...

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