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tbodus commented on ECPD identifies burned body

It's background. It's information about the victim that may or may not add context to the crime. It would have been just as relevant if we had learned he had been a cop or a schoolteacher or a store clerk.


Per Wikipedia: "No Mirage is an unincorporated community in Imperial County, California. According to GNIS, its precise location is unknown." In other words, apparently it's out there -- somewhere.


Am I the only one feeling put off by the sense of entitlement conveyed here? Correct me if I'm wrong, but as I understand it, residents of Slab City live year-round rent-free on public land. Granted, the conditions aren't optimal, but they weren't designed to be. And, again, it's rent-free. …


If this were L.A., this story might make national news. I wouldn't be at all surprised if it makes it anyway at some point. The elements are there for a firestorm, especially if the right lawyers get involved.