SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Four people arrested in Ocean Beach last week in connection with the death of a transgender man in Vermont waived extradition back to that state Monday morning.
Erik Averill, 21, Jordan Nathaniel Paul, 21, Myia Barber, 23, and Allison Elizabeth Gee, 24, were arrested around 7 p.m. Thursday in the vicinity of the 5100 block of Voltaire Street for their alleged roles in the fatal assault on Amos Beede, according to police in San Diego and Burlington, Vermont.
The two men and two women were wanted on second-degree murder warrants.
The 38-year-old victim was beaten at a homeless encampment and died from "complications from blunt force trauma to his brain,'' according to a statement from the Burlington Police Department.
Averill and Barber, both transients, were initially named "persons of interest in the case'' and arrest warrants were later issued for them, Paul and
Burlington police contacted their local counterparts Thursday evening to help find the four suspects, San Diego police Lt. Ray Valentin said.
A suspected motive was not immediately released, but investigators do not believe Beede's slaying was related to his gender identity, according to broadcast news reports.
A hearing was set for June 27 in San Diego t
John Coleman, a long-serving San Diego weatherman and founder of The Weather Channel, has died at the age of 83.
Several dogs were taken into the custody of San Diego County and put down, after a Lomita woman reported that her six dogs were attacked and some killed by a group of pit bulls.
Temperatures are expected to rise slightly on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service, but will remain cooler than normal.
Thousands of people marched through downtown San Diego and San Marcos in the second annual Women's March Saturday. The San Diego event began at 10 a.m. at the downtown Waterfront Park on Pacific Highway, while the North County event began at 11 a.m. at Palomar College.
Thousands of people marched through downtown San Diego and San Marcos in the second annual Women's March Saturday. The San Diego event began at 10 a.m. at the downtown Waterfront Park on Pacific Highway, while the North County event began at 11 a.m. at Palomar College. The two marches were held in conjunction with other marches across the country.
The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, which prompted the closure of many federal operations, such as national parks and monuments and that included the shutdown of Cabrillo National Monument.
A transient accused of fatally stabbing a man after they got into an argument near a 7-Eleven store in Poway pleaded not guilty Friday to a murder charge.
Coastal rail closures could complicate the commute for the thousands of people expected at Women's Marches set for downtown San Diego and San Marcos Saturday, though additional transit options are being made available.
A man arrested in the doctor's lounge at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa after claiming to be an anesthesiologist pleaded not guilty Friday to a felony charge of treating the sick without a certificate.
People who bought new homes in Otay Ranch's Village of Escaya can start moving in Friday - later than planned but after the developer took steps to address methane found at the site.