Man kills woman, self with circular saw

first_imgShe didn’t know if the two dead people were related to each other or to anyone else in the house. She said people were renting rooms there. [email protected] (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3026 165Let’s talk business.Catch up on the business news closest to you with our daily newsletter. Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! LA HABRA – Authorities say a man decapitated a woman with a circular saw then used it on himself Tuesday. La Habra Police are calling it an apparent murder-suicide. The motive behind the slaying is still unknown. The couple hadn’t been identified by Tuesday afternoon. Officers responding to a 911 call about a family disturbance in the 700 block of East Pinehurst Avenue found the bodies at 5:41 a.m. in one of the bedrooms. “The door was closed. The officers had to break down the door,” according to police spokeswoman Cindy Knapp. Knapp said the woman’s body was lying on one of the bed. She had been decapitated. The man’s body was on an adjacent bed and he had sustained severe trauma to the neck. “He used a circular saw on her and turned the weapon on himself,” Knapp said. The saw was discovered on the bed next to the man. She said there were three other adults and a boy in the house. One was the owner of the house. last_img read more

Nine arrested in scheme for Katrina relief

first_imgBAKERSFIELD – Nine people allegedly involved in an scheme to steal American Red Cross funds meant for Hurricane Katrina relief were arrested shortly after federal authorities announced a second round of indictments in the case. Seven people were arrested in Bakersfield late Thursday and Friday, and two surrendered to authorities, according to FBI spokeswoman Karen Ernst. McGregor W. Scott announced Thursday the indictments of 15 people, accused of submitting or collecting on fake claims through a Katrina relief call center in Bakersfield. Some of the suspects were employees at the call center, and the rest knew an employee at the center. A total of 30 people have been indicted on wire fraud charges in the alleged scheme. Of those, 10 remain at large, Ernst said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Weeklast_img read more