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'Deadliest Catch' Crewmember Murder Suspect Found Dead From Self-Inflicted Gunshot
Police say the suspect in the killing of a former Deadliest Catch associate producer has been found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.Joe McMahon was shot and killed, early Friday morning, on the street in front of his home in an unincorporated part of Pasadena. According to family members, McMahon heard a noise outside around 2:20 a.m. and went outside to investigate when he was gunned down. Witnesses say a car sped off after multiple gunshots were fire. McMahon was pronounced dead at the scene.
On Saturday morning, sheriff's detectives announced they had identified 24-year old Brandon Rafiepour as the suspect in the shooting. Investigators say he was found in his car in West Los Angeles on Friday afternoon around 4 p.m., dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The relationship Rafiepour had with McMahon remains unclear, as does the motive for the shooting.
If someone you know exhibits warning signs of suicide: do not leave the person alone, remove any firearms, alcohol, drugs or sharp objects that could be used in a suicide attempt, and call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or take the person to an emergency room or seek help from a medical or mental health professional.
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.