Homicide in East Pasadena – Popular Barber Killed Behind Shop

Mourners left flowers and candles outside the shop where King King was killed early Wednesday morning - Photo by Terry Miller

On September 21, 2011 at about 12:45 a.m., Pasadena Police Department received a call from an individual who discovered the body of a man in the parking lot behind businesses in the 900 block of E. Washington Blvd. Police officers and paramedics arrived and found the man deceased. This person was later identified as King King, male Black 43 a Pasadena resident.
During the course of the investigation, detectives detained four persons of interest in the 1000 block of E. Washington Blvd. and subsequently transported them to the police department for further questioning.
The Los Angeles Coroner’s Office responded and will provide the cause of death upon completion of an autopsy.
The investigation is on-going and the public is asked to contact the Pasadena Police Department if they have any information regarding this case.

The public may also report information on Crime Stoppers tip line at (800) 222-8477 or http://lacrimestoppers.org , Remember to say or insert “Pasadena”.

September 22, 2011

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tmiller Terry Miller has been in the newspaper business for 35 plus years, following in the footsteps of his father who was a Foreign Correspondent for the London Daily Telegraph when the family sailed to New York from London abroad the Queen Mary. When not shooting pictures, chasing a breaking news story. or playing drums, Miller spends entirely too much time and effort with Little British Sports Cars like his beloved 74 MGB...more like an addiction, says his wife of 22 years.

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