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LAPD Arrests Women in Fatal USC Hit & Run Incident

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From the LAPD:

At a 4 p.m. press conference this afternoon, it was announced that 30-year-old South Los Angeles resident Claudia Cabrera was arrested around 9:30 p.m. last night as the driver of the car involved in the fatal hit-and-run incident described below. She has been booked for Gross Vehicular Manslaughter and her bail has been set at $1 million. Cabrera also hit Marcus Garfinkle, a friend of the deceased victim. Police are searching for Cabrera’s husband, 31-year-old Josue Luna, who may have been the passenger who got out of the suspect’s car to remove Garfinkle’s seriously injured body from the car’s windshield onto the ground. Cabrera’s car is still missing and described as a green 2000 Infinity four-door sedan (Calif. license plate 6DUG665). Luna is 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs about 245 pounds and has a “stocky” build with a shaved head.

This comes one day after an anonymous donor added $100,000 to the award, already at $135,000. More info here.