December 21, 2014
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - A man and a woman were murdered
outside a New Year's Eve celebration in Long Beach, becoming that
city's first homicide victims of 2009.
The Los Angeles County Coroner's office has identified the woman as 24-year-old Vannaly Tim and the man as 25-year-old Sarith Em, both of Long Beach.
Police spokeswoman Jackie Bezart says the two were shot around 12:40 a.m. Thursday. The shooting doesn't appear to be gang related.
No other information was immediately available.
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