A breakdown of communication between sheriff’s deputies and the Los Angeles County coroner’s office led to problems handling the remains of a woman who disappeared after her release from police custody, according to a report released Wednesday.
Los Angeles County Supervisors have voted to pay nearly $1 million Tuesday to settle the wrongful death lawsuit of Mitrice Richardson.
The remains of Mitrice Richardson were exhumed Wednesday by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office at the request of her family.
The mother of Mitrice Richardson, whose body was found nearly a year after being released from custody, has filed a second lawsuit against Los Angeles County alleging deputies improperly removed her daughter’s remains from the discovery site.
More bones were found Sunday in a Malibu ravine where the remains of Mitrice Richardson had been found several months earlier.
The FBI will examine the remains of a California woman who was found in a Los Angeles County canyon nearly a year after she vanished upon release from a sheriff’s jail.
The mother of Mitrice Richardson, whose remains were found in a ravine about 11 months after she was released from the sheriff’s Malibu/Lost Hills Station, wants her daughter’s body exhumed.
A Los Angeles County coroner’s official says sheriff’s deputies may have violated the law and undermined his investigation when they moved the remains of a woman found in August.
Mitrice Richardson’s father wants the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to independently investigate his daughter’s disappearance 11 months ago.
A candlelight vigil will be held Monday night for Mitrice Richardson, whose remains were identified last week.
law enforcement official says human remains found in Malibu earlier this week are those of Mitrice Richardson, a California woman who vanished after being released from sheriff’s custody last September.