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Ex-Marine indicted in murder of Orange County woman in Panama
Ex-Marine indicted in murder of Orange County woman in Panama

A former Marine was indicted Friday in the 2011 murder of an Orange County woman in Panama. Brian Karl Brimager, 37, has been in custody since 2013. The criminal case was slowed by extradition proceedings and a request from San Diego federal prosecutors to the Department of Justice to seek an indictment of Brimager on a little-used law involving a murder in a foreign land. That permission granted, Brimager was indicted on a first-degree murder charge in the death of girlfriend Yvonne Baldelli, 42, who had lived in Dana Point. Her body was not found until 2013. The two had moved to Isla Carenero, Panama, in 2011 but their relationship was marked by domestic violence, according to...

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