An appeals panel upheld a Long Beach man’s conviction for a road-rage shooting that started when the victim bumped into his car at Louis Burger.
More than a year after William Meeks’ death, the mystery of what happened in that short span are the subject of a murder case.
An investigation by the coroner’s office revealed the baby had suffered “non-accidental trauma at hands of another” on his upper body, police said.
A man accused of hiding the body of his 31-year-old acquaintance after a night of drug use gone bad has been arrested on suspicion of murder, Long Beach police said today.
Police said the suspect and victim met in a parking lot and had a dispute.
Pamela Osborne is the mother of John Osborne, who is accused of shooting a woman he was dating and leaving her on the sidewalk in Downtown Long Beach.
Police originally thought the boy died after some kind of medical emergency, but medical examiners recently determined he was killed by “intentional blunt force trauma to the head.”
“Our whole family is broken because she’s gone,” the victim’s mother said. “It’s been 13 years and my grandson needs justice. We all need justice.”
The defendant had bragged about the brutal slayings while in jail, according to the ruling.
A state appellate court panel upheld a Long Beach man’s conviction for fatally stabbing his longtime girlfriend, who had obtained a temporary restraining order against him eight days before her death.