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LA Times Today: Many pushed to free ‘kind’ LAPD cop who murdered ex-boyfriend’s wife. Victim’s family fought back

LA Times Today: Many pushed to free ‘kind’ LAPD cop who murdered ex-boyfriend’s wife. Victim’s family fought back

Watch L.A. Times Today at 7 p.m. on Spectrum News 1 on Channel 1 or live stream on the Spectrum News App. Palos Verdes Peninsula and Orange County viewers can watch on Cox Systems on channel 99.

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It took decades for evidence to finally reveal the person responsible for the murder of a Los Angeles nurse back in 1986. In 2004, a DNA testing breakthrough led to the murderer, former LAPD detective Stephanie Lazarus. After serving just 15 years into her life sentence, a parole panel recommended Lazarus be set free last November.

L.A. Times investigative crime writer Richard Winton explained why that’s all changed.

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