Tragic End at Fashion Island: Three Charged in Fatal Robbery that Claims Life of Visiting New Zealand Woman

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — Authorities have charged three men with murder following a deadly robbery attempt at the Fashion Island mall in Newport Beach, where a visitor from New Zealand was tragically killed. The suspects were apprehended after allegedly running over the 68-year-old woman during their escape. The individuals facing charges are Leroy Ernest Joseph McCrary, 26, of Compton; Jaden Cunningham, 18, of Lancaster; and Malachi Eddward Darnell, 18, of Los Angeles. They are at …

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Tragic End for New Zealand Tourist at Newport Beach Mall, Three Arrested After Robbery and Chase

Newport Beach, California — Tragedy struck just outside a Southern California shopping mall Tuesday afternoon when a woman from New Zealand was fatally assaulted in what authorities describe as a violent robbery. Patricia McKay, 68, and her husband were accosted near the Fashion Island mall by assailants around 3:30 p.m. while the couple enjoyed a leisurely walk. Police reports indicate that two men initially approached the couple, attempting to rob them. One of the robbers …

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