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San Diego-area Officer Killed, Husband Jailed

July 25, 2014  | 

Photo of Officer Laura Perez: Facebook
Photo of Officer Laura Perez: Facebook

An Escondido (Calif.) PD officer was shot and killed by her husband at their Murrieta home in San Diego County, which he torched Wednesday night after stashing her body in a storage locker, Murrieta authorities said Thursday, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Police arrested Freddy Perez-Rodas, 27, on charges of murder, arson and child endangerment in connection with the death of Laura Perez, 25.

Their 4-year-old daughter was not hurt and is with other family members, police said.

Murrieta police Lt. Tony Conrad said detectives believe Perez-Rodas shot his wife in the chest during a domestic violence incident sometime during the day. Next, he is suspected of taking her body to a Moreno Valley storage locker, then returning home to start the fire.

Tags: southern california, Officer Down, Domestic Violence, Assaults on Officers, California, Escondido (Calif.) PD, Murrieta (Calif.) PD


Comments (4)

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Capt. Crunch @ 7/26/2014 9:58 AM

What a beautiful lady, may she rest in peace.

All K9s @ 7/26/2014 10:28 AM

Rest well my friend, it is over.

Chuck @ 7/26/2014 8:09 PM

Rest in peace sister, I've got your watch. I miss you terribly

Chief Todd M. Gillette @ 7/27/2014 6:40 AM

Rest in full peace ! Let's stop the violence . God bless !

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