Autopsy reports released on suspected Christopher Dorner victims


A woman believed to be among the first two homicide victims of former L.A. police officer Christopher Dorner died of three gunshot wounds to the back of the head, according to a coroner’s report obtained Monday by The Times.

Monica Quan and her fiancé, Keith Lawrence, were shot to death in an Irvine parking garage in early February.



Quan, 28, also received a “tangential gunshot wound” on her right forearm, according to autopsy report the from Orange County Sheriff-Coroner’s office.

Lawrence, 27, was shot multiple times, including five times in the head and face and twice in his back and neck, according to his autopsy report.

WHO THEY WERE: Victims in the Dorner case

The couple were found in Lawrence’s white Kia Optima, which was riddled with bullet holes, authorities have said.

Dorner, who was fired from the Los Angeles Police Department in 2009, went on a killing rampage before he died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Feb. 12 during a Big Bear-area gun battle with officers, authorities said.



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