Nancy Ekelund

  • 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

    April 16, 2012

    BREAKING: Chris McAmis Pleads Guilt, Officially a Murderer

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    [UPDATED] Chris McAmis Enters Not Guilty Plea in Lynsie Ekelund Killing

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Chris McAmis' Arraignment on Murder Charge Delayed

    ​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.

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Chris McAmis, Accused of Murdering Lynsie Ekelund, Has New Arraignment Date

    Courtesy Orange County Sheriff's Department​Chris 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 >>

  • News

    November 11, 2010

    Lynsie Ekelund's Accused Killer Awaits Arraignment

    Chris McAmis confessed to murdering the Fullerton College student in 2001. Their families now try to come to grips with the news