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Bell Gardens City Council Meets For First Time Since Crespo’s Death

The Bell Gardens City Council met Monday for the first time since the shooting death of Daniel Crespo, and some leaders publicly spoke about the loss.

10/27/2014

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Wrongful-Death Suit Filed In Case Of Slain Bell Gardens Mayor

The mother of slain Bell Gardens mayor Daniel Crespo filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against her daughter-in-law.

10/20/2014

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Tensions Escalate Between Slain Mayor’s Brother, Wife At Memorial Service

Tensions escalated at Monday’s public memorial service for Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo.

10/13/2014

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Public Memorial To Be Held For Bell Gardens Mayor

A public memorial will be held Monday for the slain mayor of Bell Gardens.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/13/2014

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Son Of Slain Mayor Says Mom Acted In Self-Defense

In a 911 call released Tuesday, Daniel Crespo Jr. tells a police dispatcher that his father had hurt him and was lying on the floor dying.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/07/2014

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Messages Sent From Slain Mayor’s Wife May Determine Case’s Outcome

Investigators are trying to piece together what happened a week ago when the mayor of Bell Gardens was fatally shot by his wife.

10/07/2014

(L-R) Photo of Daniel Crespo and his wife, Levette. (credit: CBS)

Only On 2: Were Explosive Text Messages Sent From Slain Mayor’s Wife To His Alleged Mistress?

CBS2’s Serene Branson spoke to a woman who said she was an ex-Crespo girlfriend.

10/03/2014

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Small Group Gathers To Remember Slain Bell Gardens Mayor

The candlelight service was held at Bell Gardens City Hall.

10/03/2014

William Crespo believes the fact his brother had broken off an extramarital relationship might have been his former sister-in-law's motive for murder. (credit: CBS)

Dead Mayor’s Brother Believes His Wife May Have Killed Him When She Learned Of Affair

He said his brother had broken things off but that tensions still boiled over in the days before the shooting.

10/02/2014

(L-R) Photo of Daniel Crespo and his wife, Levette. (credit: CBS)

Attorney To Meet With Police To Provide Evidence, Photos In Bell Gardens Mayor’s Murder

An attorney said Thursday that he was confident his client, the wife of the slain mayor of Bell Gardens, would be cleared of charges in his murder.

10/02/2014

(L-R) Photo of Daniel Crespo and his wife, Levette. (credit: CBS)

Mayor’s Brother: ‘I’ve Never Seen Him Beat Up His Son’

Murder charges were still pending Wednesday in the fatal shooting of Daniel Crespo, the mayor of Bell Gardens.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/01/2014

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Wife Questioned After Fatal Shooting Of Bell Gardens Mayor

Authorities say Daniel Crespo, the mayor of Bell Gardens, has died after being shot at his home in an alleged domestic dispute. He was 45.

09/30/2014

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Coroner’s Office Identifies Woman Killed In Whittier Crash

The 19-year-old woman who died after a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning has been identified as a Bell Gardens resident.

08/31/2014

Isidro Garcia was charged last month after he allegedly kidnapped his girlfriend's 15-year-old daughter and sexually assaulted her for a decade. (credit: Santa Ana Police Department)

Bell Gardens Man Pleads Not Guilty To Kidnapping, Rape Charges

A Bell Gardens man pleaded not guilty Monday to rape and kidnapping charges for allegedly holding his girlfriend’s then-15-year-old daughter against her will for a decade.

06/09/2014

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Neighbors: Alleged Kidnapper Is Doting Family Man

Neighbors were stunned over Wednesday’s news that a Bell Gardens man was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a 15-year-old girl and holding her captive for 10 years, saying the pair had a happy family life.

05/21/2014

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