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Another Apparent Santa Monica Apartment Murder

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For the second time this week, another person has been found dead inside their Santa Monica apartment and police suspect homicide. Last night at 8:05 p.m., the body of a man in his 30s was found at 520 Montana Ave. Described as a "suspicious death,"the apartment building was temporarily evacuated at the time. As to how police knew to check the apartment, police will not say at the moment.

However, they do say that there is no connection to the death of this week's earlier murder of aspiring model, Juliana Redding, who police suspected was assaulted at first, but would not confirm until later (albeit some other reports still say there is no 100% confirmation). Police are still waiting for autopsy results, but when finished, they will not be released to the public for another 30 to 60 days in lieu of a "security hold."

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