Double indemnity?

If you were a hard-boiled homicide detective searching for evidence of foul play in the home of a man suspected of killing his wife, would a stack of life-insurance papers on the man’s dining table be a big fat clue? When LBPD Detective Todd Johnson searched my sister’s house on March 4, 2014, he overlooked […]

Suspicious Death of Stephen Beal’s Neighbor

How many women have to die under mysterious circumstances before Long Beach homicide detectives decide to “take a look”? The crackerjack homicide squad with a growing reputation for blunders, intentional omissions, and on-the-job alcoholism is now “taking a look” at the 2008 death of Stephen Beal’s wife. Stephen Beal was arrested after the May 15, […]