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LAPD Detective Held in Death of Ex-Boyfriend's Wife

June 5, 2009 | 12:42 pm

Here's the breaking story by Andrew Blankstein and Joel Rubin:

By Andrew Blankstein and Joel Rubin, Los Angeles Times staff writers
11:33 AM PDT, June 5, 2009
A well-regarded, veteran Los Angeles Police Department detective was arrested today in connection with the 1986 slaying of her ex-boyfriend's wife, marking one of the few times in the department's history that one of its own officers has been accused of murder.


And our previous stories:

February 27, 1986
An official at Glendale Adventist Medical Center said "an important part of the team" was lost when a key nursing director was shot and killed this week in her Van Nuys apartment.

October 23, 1986
A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the killers of a prominent hospital nurse shot to death in her Van Nuys condominium earlier this year, police said.

November 24, 1987
The parents of a hospital nurse shot to death in her Van Nuys condominium in 1986 held a news conference Monday to ask the public's help in finding their daughter's killer.