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Victims have been identified in a triple homicide in Palmdale

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the triple homicide that occurred in the 1100 block of West Avenue, Palmdale, on Sunday, January 13, 2018, at approximately 3:50 P.M. The victims have been identified as 78-year-old Richard Gardner II, his wife 56-year-old Pepper Gardner, and 52-year-old Richard Gardner III. Investigators are still processing the scene and following up on information related to a possible suspect on the case. Suspect information is still unknown at this time. No additional information is available at this time. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website Forwarded by: Guillermina Saldaña, Deputy Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Hall of Justice - First floor 211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 213-229-1700 Website LASD HQ:

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