Secret Transcript Released: Santa Monica Actress Called 911 Moments Before Murder
A transcript of the secret grand jury proceedings following the arrest of Kelly Soo Park, 45, for the 2008 murder of Juliana Redding has been obtained by the LA Times and its contents are being made public for the first time.
Detectives now say the 21-year-old Santa Monica actress dialed 911 moments before her killer grabbed the phone and it hung up. The suspect left DNA evidence on a variety of surfaces in the victim's bungalow and tried to blow up the residence, according to reports. Park has pleaded not guilty and is out on bail.
"Over three days in October the grand jury heard from police, forensic experts and coroner's officials, who told of how Redding died, the violent struggle that preceded the killing and, according to prosecutors, Park's sloppy effort to destroy evidence afterward," reports to the LA Times.