Crime Body of ex-soldier, 34, who 'was known to frequent California motels' found wrapped in tarp in trunk of abandoned Lexus
Florida woman allegedly flees 2 car crashes, kills driver in 3rd crash
A Florida woman who killed a 53-year-old man after running a red light and smashing into his Lexus on Saturday morning was in the process of fleeing two earlier car accidents when she caused the fatal collision, police said. © Getty Police units respond on scene. Katlynn Smith, 28, was driving a Toyota Camry in Pinellas County when the first crash occurred, investigators said. Smith allegedly fled the scene, prompting the other driver to follow her and eventually call police.But as she tried to get away, Smith hit another vehicle, which was stopped at a red light, WTVT reported.
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It'll come hot on the heels of the LF-30 concept shown this week at the Tokyo Motor Show.The company confirmed the production debut in the LF-30 concept's announcement, and additionally, called it a "battery-electric vehicle." It will mark the first time Toyota , which oversees the Lexus brand, will show off a mass-production electric vehicle. No, the RAV4 EV does not count.
Adrian Darren Bonar, 34, of Escondido, was found in the trunk of a Lexis by California Highway Patrol officers who were about to tow the car from a dirt lot on the north side of Santa Ana Canyon Road, west of Gypsum Canyon, in Anaheim about 10:45 a.m. Thursday, the Anaheim Police Department says in a report of the discovery.
Bonar was found wrapped in a blue tarp with duct tape inside the trunk. Details of how he was killed or how long his remains were in the vehicle have not been released by cops.
Police initially declined to release details, including his 'gender, age, or condition of the body' and said they had to send the remains to the Orange County Coroner's Office to confirm it was a 'deceased human body's.
Russian soldier kills 8 fellow servicemen in Siberia
The Russian Defense Ministry says a soldier killed eight of his comrades and wounded two others in a shooting outburst at a base in Siberia before being apprehended. The ministry said the attack happened Friday at a military base in the town of Gorny, 150 kilometers (93 miles) north of the border with Mongolia.
They then identified Bonar three days later in a follow up report about the investigation into his death, adding that he is 'known to frequent motels in North San Diego County and Los Angeles County.'
A friend reached by DailyMail.com says he has 'no clue,' who would harm Bonar.
'He was just an awesome guy. Someone who you wanted to be around with,' Gustavo Dias, told DailyMail.com, referring to Bonar.
Dias, 32, who lives in Florida, says Bonar was married with children, but deferred to his surviving relatives on more specifics about his family life.
Bonar's relatives were not immediately available when DailyMail.com reached out.
Julie Ward, who posted on Facebook about the discovery of Bonar's body, said he was the son of Scottish entrepreneur Brian Bonar, who owns Bellamy's Restaurant in Escondido.
'Our hearts are broken,' Ward said, over the loss of Adrian Darren Bonar.
He and Dias had served together in the army and were deployed to Iraq in 2007 and 2008. Both were honorably discharged, says Dias.
Troopers: Man wanted on murder warrant arrested in Clark County after foot chase
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'He was an outstanding soldier,' says Dias of Bonar. 'I got so many (pictures), of him being silly in Iraq trying to make everyone laugh.'
A grief stricken Dias had posted on his Facebook page about the loss of his fellow veteran.
'Today I got the news that I lost one of my comrades to a senseless murder,' he wrote on Saturday. 'He survived Iraq but not the people whom he swore to protect. Rest In Peace'.
Kim Shaffer, who also posted on Facebook about Bonar's death, said his body was found at the end of a street where her church is located, 'where the lighted cross on the hill is located off the 91 freeway'.
'Many of us are grieved for the family,' Shaffer wrote. 'If anyone knows how we at Kindred Community Church can minister to them, please contact me and let me know.'
Anyone with information had contact with, or had seen Bonar in recent weeks, is asked by Annaheim police to call 714-321-3669.
Guns, axes used to destroy illegal moonshine operation in South Carolina, deputies say .
Deputies in Orangeburg County discovered an active liquor still in a remote part of the woods and used guns and axes to destroy it. On Monday afternoonm investigators with the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit and Sheriff Leroy Ravenell went to the still to destroy it. The illegal operation was hidden a few miles east of Holly Hill, deputies said. When they got there, deputies said they found more than a dozen 55-gallon barrels with liquor fermenting inside them. They said they also found barrels of mash, which is used to start making moonshine.