Divers are searching two reservoirs and detectives are knocking on doors in Calaveras County as the investigation continues into the killing of 8-year-old Leila Fowler.
Investigators searching for evidence in the stabbing death of an 8-year-old girl were looking at several knives Friday to determine if one could have inflicted the fatal wounds.
A potential witness in the killing of an 8-year-old Calaveras County girl has recanted her statements about seeing a possible suspect running from the girl’s home and “is no longer credible,” a sheriff’s department spokesman said Thursday.
Police were trying to determine if there’s a link between a man accused of breaking into an apartment in Placerville and trying to kidnap a toddler, and the killing of an 8-year-old girl about 45 miles away in Calaveras County.
Authorities in Northern California say the slaying of an 8-year-old girl at her home does not appear to have stemmed from a botched robbery or other crime gone wrong.
Residents of rural Calaveras County were told Sunday to keep their doors locked as authorities continued the search for the killer of an 8-year-old girl
Fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner hid in a mountain condominium as a door-to-door manhunt took place outside and, after he finally made his break, apparently killed himself with a gunshot to the head amid a fiery battle with police.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff maintained Wednesday that his deputies did not intentionally burn down the mountain cabin where a wanted former LAPD police officer is thought to have died.
Christopher Dorner, the former police officer who was suspected of killing four people and was the subject of an intense statewide manhunt, has died after being barricaded in a cabin that was later engulfed in flames, CBS News has learned from law enforcement sources.
Los Angeles authorities on Sunday offered a $1 million reward for information leading to the arrest of Christopher Dorner, the former police officer suspected in three killings.