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 >>
It's our weekly look back at the Weekly's week that was, with taglines indicating what this taught us.APRIL 14: Ron Thomas, the father of Kelly Thomas, the young man beaten to death by Fullerton cops in July 2011, participates in the Social Justice Summit at Cal State Fullerton. His topic is not ven ... More >>
At what was expected to be a preliminary hearing, the accused murderer of Fullerton College student Lynsie Ekelund pled guilty today. Christopher Michael McAmis, 31, will serve a sentence of 15 years to life for murdering 20-year-old Ekelund in 2001 at his Whittier apartment.Ekelund disappeared ... More >>
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.
Almost two months after Los Angeles County Coroner's officials removed the bones of missing Fullerton College student Lynsie Ekelund from a shallow grave in Santa Clarita, a memorial service was held today for the 20-year-old Placentia woman. Ekelund left her mother's Placentia home on ... More >>
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 >>