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OCSD Statement on Dekraai Case Ruling

by: Lt. Lane Lagaret
Posted: August 19, 2017

SANTA ANA...The Orange County Sheriff Department issued on Audust 18th the following statement:

Judge Thomas Goethals’ ruling Friday, Aug. 18, that mass murderer Scott Dekraai cannot face the death penalty surprised and angered relatives of those murdered who expected he would be sentenced to death. 

In 2011 Dekraai entered a crowded beauty salon in Seal Beach armed with a gun. He then opened fire, killing his ex-wife and seven innocent people inside and outside the salon.

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