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Suspect in grisly Stanford Memorial Church murder kills self

Original post made on Jun 28, 2018

The suspect in an infamous unsolved 1974 murder in Stanford Memorial Church apparently killed himself on Thursday morning as detectives came to his San Jose apartment to serve a search warrant, Santa Clara County Assistant Sheriff Rick Sung confirmed.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, June 28, 2018, 3:07 PM

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Posted by u whites have to describe gory details
a resident of South of Midtown

on Jun 28, 2018 at 4:39 pm

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Posted by Kieran
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 28, 2018 at 9:51 pm

I’m glad that this is resolved, though sorry he killed himself so that they couldn’t question him more.

But hey, P.A.Online, the photo caption under Arlis Perry erroneously identifies her as a “19-year-old *man*”.


Posted by jvpadojino
a resident of Evergreen Park
on Jun 28, 2018 at 9:58 pm

jvpadojino is a registered user.

@Kieran This is Jamey, the digital editor at Palo Alto Online. Thank you for reading the story. We've updated the caption for Arlis Perry's photo.


Posted by musical
a resident of Palo Verde
on Jun 28, 2018 at 11:50 pm

One photo of the apartment complex shows a "Now Renting" sign out front.
Woe to the unsuspecting tenant who rents this soon-to-be-vacant address.


Posted by smh
a resident of another community
on Jun 29, 2018 at 9:09 am

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Posted by Sume
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 29, 2018 at 9:18 am

More “cold cases” are being solved with DNA. This is just the beginning which is great. It will give some closure (and possibly some answers) to the victim’s family and friends.


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