Fraud Scheme Turns Deadly: 96-Year-Old Woman Murdered in Santa Barbara County, Multiple Arrests Made

Santa Barbara County, California saw a shocking turn of events as a fraud scheme unfolded into a tragic murder case involving the death of a 96-year-old woman. Law enforcement officials made multiple arrests in connection with the murder of Violet Evelyn Alberts, who was found dead in her home in Montecito. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office revealed that Pauline Macareno, Harry Basmadjian, Henry Rostomyan, and Ricardo MartinDelCampo were all taken into custody in relation …

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Riverside County District Attorney Seeks Public Help in Identifying Victim of Serial Killer With Ties to Santa Barbara

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. – The Riverside County District Attorney’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the final victim of Keith Hunter Jesperson, also known as the Happy Face Killer. Recent advancements in DNA technology have brought investigators closer than ever to identifying the woman, with authorities revealing that she has connections to Santa Barbara County. The woman’s remains were discovered on August 30, 1992, alongside Highway 95, 7 miles north of Blythe, California. …

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Father of Serial Killer’s Victim Identified as Former Santa Barbara Resident in 31-Year-Old Cold Case

Riverside, California – Cold case investigators have made a breakthrough in identifying the last remaining unidentified victim of serial killer Keith Hunter Jesperson, known as the “Happy Face Killer.” They have linked the victim to a former resident of Santa Barbara, bringing them closer to solving a 31-year-old cold case. Recent advancements in DNA technology have allowed investigators to make this crucial connection, and they are now seeking the public’s help in identifying the victim. …

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