Capital Murder

Algernon Rieux is suspected in the double homicide of his wife and newborn son. (credit: LA Sheriff's Deputies)

Man Charged With 2 Counts Of Capital Murder In Slayings Of Wife, 2-Month-Old Son

A man suspected of killing his wife and their nearly 2-month-old son was charged Tuesday with two counts of capital murder.



Inglewood Man Charged With Murder, Human Trafficking

A 30-year-old man was charged Monday for allegedly murdering a transgender woman, and sexually assaulting a young girl.


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Kidnap, Rape Suspect Charged With Capital Murder In Slayings Of 3 More People

A grand jury indictment unsealed Tuesday charged a Los Angeles man – who was already awaiting trial for allegedly kidnapping, raping and setting a 16-year-old girl on fire – with capital murder for the killings of three more people.



Convicted Killer Charged With Murders Of 2 Women, Fetus

A man serving 110 years to life for murdering a teenage runaway in Hollywood will be arraigned Monday on three new capital murder charges for killing two women, one of whom was pregnant.


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4 Charged With Capital Murder In Beating Death Of USC Grad Student

The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office Tuesday charged three males and a female, all under 20 years old, with capital murder in the beating death of a USC graduate student.

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Gabriel Fernandez was beaten to death. (credit: Facebook)

Arraignment Postponed Again For Palmdale Couple Accused In Beating Death of Boy

Arraignment was postponed again Tuesday for a couple accused in the beating death of the woman’s 8-year-old son in Antelope Valley.

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8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez (pictured), died in May after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). (credit: CBS)

Mother, Boyfriend Charged With Capital Murder In Deadly Beating Of Boy, 8

A Palmdale couple accused of beating the woman’s 8-year-old son to death appeared before a judge Tuesday, charged with one count each of capital murder.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/28/2013

Officer Michael Crain, an 11-year veteran of the force, was shot and killed allegedly by Christopher Dorner on Feb. 7, 2013. (credit: Riverside Police Department)

LA Flags To Fly At Half-Staff In Honor Of Slain Riverside Officer

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has ordered city flags be flown at half-staff Wednesday in honor of the 34-year-old Riverside officer who was gunned down in an alleged revenge killing scheme by Christopher Dorner.

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North Hollywood Man, 25, Charged With Murdering Parents

A 25-year-old man was charged with capital murder Tuesday for allegedly beating his parents to death in North Hollywood last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2012