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Woman Found Stabbed To Death On Bus Bench In Windsor Square
A homeless woman was found stabbed to death on a bus bench in Windsor Square last weekend.The body of 41-year-old Najat Pennell was discovered at a bus stop at Wilshire Blvd and S Norton Ave on the morning of Saturday, February 28, according to a release from the LAPD. Pennell was found by passers-by, who alerted authorities. Police responded at about 9:20 a.m. and met with L.A. Fire Department paramedics. Pennell was pronounced dead at the scene, and investigators believe she had been dead for several hours before being discovered.
Pennell had been homeless for the past several years and often slept on that particular bus bench.
In December, the widow of a retired L.A. Superior Court Judge was found stabbed to death in her Windsor Square home in the 100 block of North Beachwood Drive.
Police are encouraging anyone with any information, or who saw anything the night of February 27 or the morning of February 28, to contact West Bureau Homicide detectives at 213-382-9470.
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.