Failed Robbery Suspect Faces New Murder Charge Before Next Weeks Arraignment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who was previously charged with the killing of a man whose body was discovered in a 55-gallon drum on a beach in Malibu and a failed smash-and-grab robbery in El Monte is facing a new murder charge in a separate case. Joshua Lee Simmons, 37, is set to be arraigned next week on the amended criminal complaint, which includes a murder charge involving the Jan. 20, 2023, killing of …

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Man Charged with Two Murders, Including Body in Barrel, Faces Arraignment

LOS ANGELES, California — A man previously charged with the murder of a man found in a 55-gallon drum on a Malibu beach is facing an additional murder count for a separate killing in Inglewood nearly a year ago. Joshua Lee Simmons, 37, is scheduled to appear in court next week on the new charge involving the shooting death of Anthony Soloc, 50, on January 20, 2023. The amended criminal complaint also includes special-circumstance allegations …

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Arraignment Delayed for Alleged Serial Killer in Los Angeles Involving Shooting Deaths of Homeless Men

LOS ANGELES, CA – A felon arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of three homeless men in Los Angeles and a separate robbery and slaying of an L.A. County employee in San Dimas, had his arraignment postponed on Monday. Jerrid Joseph Powell, 33, of Los Angeles, is facing four counts of murder and one count each of residential robbery and a felon carrying a concealed firearm. If convicted, Powell could face life in prison …

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