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Authorities investigating multiple homicides in San Clemente

Orange County Sheriff's deputies are investigating an incident involving "multiple homicides" in a gated San Clemente neighborhood, authorities said tonight.

Deputies responded shortly before 2 p.m. on a "welfare check" at a house on Calle Sonador and found the victims inside, said Jim Amormino, a spokesman for the Orange County Sheriff's Department.

He declined to say how many bodies were at the scene or provide additional details, saying that officials are still notifying relatives.

"We are conducting an active death investigation," Amormino said.

He said that the crime was confined to the house. "There's no killer out there," he said. "The incident is contained to that residence."

The incident is in a hillside neighborhood with spacious tract homes east of the 5 Freeway.

-- Robert J. Lopez

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4 bodies. one is a child.

Funny how I read on all these blogs about how all these illegals drain our welfare system, hmmmm???

"welfare check , in a gated San Clemente neighborhood"

Makes you wonder????

There goes the neighborhood -- whoever buys this house next will get a sweet deal! But who'd wanna live there now??? It's a rental apparently so I'd be demanding a cut-price lease agreement! Poor landlord - whatta bummer!

A "welfare check" means authorities are summoned to check on the well being of the occupants not a state issued check for money


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