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  • Detectives investigate woman's 'suspicious' death in Lomita apartment fire

    Detectives investigate woman's 'suspicious' death in Lomita apartment fire

    Homicide detectives are investigating the death of woman whose body was pulled from a fiery apartment in Lomita on Tuesday morning. The woman’s death was deemed suspicious, so arson and homicide investigators will examine the fire scene to get more details, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy...

  • Suspect arrested in death of woman whose remains were found behind a wall in a Lomita apartment

    Suspect arrested in death of woman whose remains were found behind a wall in a Lomita apartment

    Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies announced an arrest Friday in the death of a woman whose remains were found behind a wall in a Lomita residence last year. Randolph Garbutt, 43, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of murder in the death of Raven Joy Campbell, 37, sheriff's Lt. Steve Jauch said....

  • Body found in Lomita apartment wall identified as woman reported missing six years ago

    Body found in Lomita apartment wall identified as woman reported missing six years ago

    A body found behind a wall in a Lomita apartment last week was identified as a woman who went missing six years ago, Los Angeles County coroner's investigators confirmed Thursday. Raven Campbell, 37, disappeared in July 2009. Lt. Steve Jauch of the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department said she was...

  • Are remains found in wall of Lomita apartment that of missing woman?

    Are remains found in wall of Lomita apartment that of missing woman?

    For six years, Malaikah Manasseh wondered why law enforcement couldn’t find her missing sister.The 58-year-old said she asked Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives to investigate the case as a possible homicide in 2009 because of one aspect of her sister’s disappearance that seemed particularly...

  • Motorist taken into custody after allegedly trying to run over deputies

    Motorist taken into custody after allegedly trying to run over deputies

    A motorist was taken into custody early Sunday after allegedly trying to run over Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies in Lomita, ramming his car into a patrol vehicle and crashing into a camper, authorities said. The incident occurred about 2 a.m. when deputies responded to a disturbance call...

  • Man stabbed to death in Lomita

    Los Angeles County sheriff's officials are investigating the death of a 31-year-old man who was found bleeding from stab wounds in a Lomita parking lot early Saturday. Deputies responded to a call at about 12:30 a.m in the 26000 block of South Western Ave., located at the Harbor Housing Project,...

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