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Portions of Venice Boardwalk Closed for Investigation

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Los Angeles Police Department's Field Investigative Division has shut down the Venice Boardwalk to recreate the August 4 tragedy that killed one and injured several other beachgoers Venice311 reported this morning.

Nathan Louis Campbell, 38, was arrested after aiming his car at pedestrians on the famed boardwalk from Dudley Avenue to near Sunset Avenue. Killed was 32-year old Alice Gruppioni, an Italian newlywed who was on her honeymoon with Christian Casadei.

Campbell abandoned his car in Santa Monica and turned himself in a couple of hours later where he was questioned then arrested.

LAPD wouldn't confirm the reason for the closure, but police tape marked the perimeter and an LAPD SUV was parked on the boardwalk.