Los Angeles Department of Coroner

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    A Hollywood Legend in a Santa Ana Boneyard!

    There's nothing remarkable about the grave of Hollywood comedy writer Clyde Bruckman, who was buried in Santa Ana's Fairhaven Memorial Park and Mortuary. Far from the ornate angel statues and historic Civil War monuments in the adjacent county-run cemetery, Bruckman's plot is marked by a flat, faded ... More >>

  • News

    November 15, 2012

    Finding Lynsie Ekelund

    How the search for a missing Fullerton College student began with Chris McAmis, the last man who saw her alive

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Elliot Smith's Former Girlfriend to Participate in Benefit For Suicide Prevention

    Our friend Alyson Camus--the intrepid blogger for, whose attention to the veiled circumstances surrounding the 2001 death of Elliott Smith, has yielded some interesting nuggets of information--is at it again. This weekend she was blogging furiously about fundrai ... More >>

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  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Don Steves, La Habra Chevrolet Dealer, Found Dead

    Brandon Ferguson​A 70-year-old man found dead in his car yesterday evening at 2342 Vista Road in La Habra Heights has been identified as Donald Steves Jr. According to Assistant Chief Ed Winter of the Los Angeles Department of Coroner, Steves suffered a gunshot wound and the incident is being inve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    BREAKING: Arrest Made in Case of Missing Placentia Woman

    Lynsie Ekelund​UPDATE, 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 >>