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Rancho Dominguez: Man, 49, is found dead in trunk of burning car

September 23, 2008 |  3:40 pm

A 49-year-old black man was found dead in the trunk of his burning car in the 19200 block of Laurel Park Road on Thursday, Sept. 11.

Investigators know little about the victim, Antonio Greene, except that he was unemployed and from the Los Angeles area. His parents and siblings reported him missing on the day his body was discovered by firefighters, who were called to the car fire.

Homicide Det. Kevin Lowe of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Greene was a big man and probably didn't get into the trunk without a fight. Detectives have no suspects and no motive for the crime. Anyone with information is asked to call Lowe at (323) 890-5500.

Amanda Covarrubias


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somebody know the bacc streetz of compton and carson to dump the body there.......WE ARE NOT SAFE IN LA COUNTY. ...I MEAN FOR THE 2ND TIME IN LIKE 5 MONTHS SOMEBODY GET KILLED ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE SHERRIFS DEPARTMENT IN COMPTON. if you are not safe with a sherrif departmet station in VEIW we are not safe anywhere......two men were killed and plenty more shot.........death is everywhere...this is worst than the 80's if i said it once --------im sayin it again!

This was a family friend of mine he was a nice and helpful person that we considered family and this tragic thing happened to the wrong person i say that because he was always helpful and willing to help all the time and always put a smile on many faces surely this wonder family member/ friend will be missed and remembered and for those that do know anything please come out because yet alone this needs justice for the unjustice that has occured.



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