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Daily Homicide Links: Times Coverage Today

September 16, 2009 | 10:36 pm

Coverage in today's Times of homicide in Los Angeles County and beyond:

Sheriff Sheriff Baca orders examination of foot pursuit policy after deputies shoot unarmed man
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca today ordered a task force examination of shootings during foot pursuits after learning that an unarmed man fatally shot by deputies in Athens on Monday was hit in the back of the neck and the side of the body.

L.A. attorney convicted in Hollywood Hills slaying
An attorney was convicted of second-degree murder today for the killing of his girlfriend in his Hollywood Hills home.

L.A. County child death investigator is hired
County supervisors approve attorney Rosemarie Belda for the post. She will investigate the cases of children who die while in the county's care and recommend reforms.

Brown Jurors hear contrasting views of man accused of killing daughter
A prosecutor in the second trial of Cameron John Brown says he threw the 4-year-old off a Palos Verdes Peninsula cliff in 2000. His attorney says he loved her and that she slipped and fell.


Garrido Garrido home searched for evidence of other missing girls
Investigators are looking for ties between the couple and Michaela Garecht, 9, who was kidnapped in Hayward in 1988 and Ilene Misheloff, 13, who disappeared two months later in Dublin.

Reports from other L.A. news outlets

From The Eastsider:

Transgender residents team up with LAPD on East Hollywood murder investigation
The LAPD Rampart Division is searching for a man they believe might have information related to the Aug.28 killing of Paulina Ibarra, a transgendered person, who was stabbed to death in her East Hollywood apartment

From The L.A. Daily News:

A state appeals court upheld a woman's conviction for killing her newborn daughter
A state appeals court panel has upheld a woman's conviction for the May 2006 slaying of her newborn daughter, whose body was found in a trash bin at a mobile home park in Santa Clarita.

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