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Craigslist Killer Sentenced To Life In Prison
Long Beach resident Agustin Rosendo Fernandez was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Friday for killing a Cal State Northridge student he'd met on Craigslist, reports the L.A. Times. In 2014, 23-year-old Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi posted up a Craigslist listing with hopes of selling his car. Prosecutors say that Fernandez, now 30-years-old, had responded to the ad and met up with Alkadi at his home in Northridge. Fernandez then stabbed Alkadi in order to keep both the money—about $30,000—and the car. Alkadi's body went missing for a month until it was discovered near the 10 freeway in Palm Desert.
Fernandez had driven off with the car, but officers later found the vehicle parked outside of his apartment complex. He was taken into custody on October 16, 2014.
The district attorney's office decided not to seek the death penalty against Fernandez.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.