How the search for a missing Fullerton College student began with Chris McAmis, the last man who saw her alive
Those with premium cable packages will want to tune in to Investigation Discovery at 10 p.m. on Sunday. That's when crime magazine On the Case with Paula Zahn will air its coverage of the Lynsie Ekelund story. Ekelund was a Fullerton College student with a promising future who seemingly vanishe ... More >>
Tapes reveal a portrait of a cowardly killer
UPDATE, MARCH 22, 12:44 P.M.: Today, after months of delays, 32-year-old Christopher McAmis entered a plea of not guilty to allegedly murdering and attempting to rape Placentia woman Lynsie Ekelund a decade ago. This was McAmis' fourth appearance at the Superior Court in uptown Whittier since his ... More >>
Accused murderer Chris McAmis requested a new arraignment date today via his public defender, Leslie Gordon, at the Los Angeles Superior Court in Whittier. Commissioner Armando Moreno granted the request and set a new date for March 22, though he warned there would be no further continuances.
Courtesy Orange County Sheriff's DepartmentChris McAmis, accused of murdering Fullerton College student Lynsie Ekelund in 2001, this morning waived his right to a speedy arraignment at the Whittier Superior Courthouse. His arraignment was rescheduled for Jan. 20. Police say McAmis, now 31, str ... More >>
Chris McAmis confessed to murdering the Fullerton College student in 2001. Their families now try to come to grips with the news
Lynsie EkelundUPDATE, 8:45 P.M.: OCDA ISSUED A PRESS RELEASE ON THE CASE TODAY. SEE BOTTOM OF POST FOR DETAILS.After nine years of investigation and fears the case had been forgotten, an arrest has been made in the disappearance of Placentia resident and Fullerton College student Lynsie Ekelund. ... More >>