A 22-year-old Bellflower man has been sentenced to 198 years to life in prison in the murders of two teen boys.
According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the number of annual homicides in 2010 is the lowest since 1975.
Sheriff’s detectives said John Wesley Ewell, 53, pawned objects that he stole from people, four of whom he allegedly murdered.
A 19-year-old Long Beach man has been sentenced to 202 years in state prison for gunning down two teenagers at a birthday party in 2008.
A homicide detective says the FBI and Los Angeles police have teamed up to solve 27 killings in the past three months.