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Serial Killer Convicted in Cold Case Murders: An elderly California man is facing a possible life sentence after being found guilty of murdering three Los Angeles women in the 1980's.  Jason Kandel of NBC Southern California reports that 74-year-old Samuel Little strangled the three women to death between 1987-1989, and was linked to the murders just two years ago through a positive DNA match.  Little is scheduled to be sentenced later this month.

Convicted Killer Granted Parole: An Oregon family is outraged after the man who murdered their teenage daughter more than two decades ago was granted parole.  KOIN 6 News reports that Conrad Engweiler was just 15-years-old at the time of the murder, but was tried as an adult and sentenced to life behind bars with a minimum of 30 years, a sentence which Oregon law didn't allow at the time.  Engweiler is scheduled to be released from prison next month, and will be required to register as a sex offender.

Recently Released Criminal Arrested for Murder: An Arizona man arrested this weekend on suspicion of second-degree murder had been released from prison just hours before the killing.  Agnel Philip of The Republic reports that 22-year-old Ignacio Lomeli had been released from prison Sunday morning after spending two years behind bars on multiple domestic violence charges. Hours later, Lomeli was in police custody telling officers he shot and killed a man out of self defense.  Lomeli is currently being held in county jail on $1 million bond.

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