Lomita man who jumped off cliff is booked on suspicion of murder in wife's disappearance
A Lomita man who jumped off a cliff after being confronted by deputies was booked Monday on suspicion of murder in the disappearance of his wife, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.
Viens jumped off a cliff in Rancho Palos Verdes while being chased by deputies. Investigators began focusing on Viens after the disappearance of his wife, Dawn Viens.
The 39-year-old woman went missing after walking away from the Thyme Contemporary Cafe, which she owned with her husband, according to authorities.
-- Robert J. Lopez
Photo: Dawn Viens. Credit: KTLA