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Northridge home where 4
were killed was ´filthy´

Los Angeles Times, by Kate Mather and David Zahniser

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/4/2012 8:56:59 AM

From the street, the tidy two-story ranch house didn´t stand out in the suburban Northridge tract. But when police responded to the shooting deaths of four people there Sunday, officers were shocked at what they found inside. The home was littered with old food and trash. Mattresses and portable stoves were scattered about, and officials believe that as many as 17 people were living inside. It had so much debris and so many partitions that one room could be accessed only through a window. A trail of extension cords led investigators to the backyard, where several makeshift living quarters

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mominNoCA, 12/4/2012 8:59:03 AM     (No. 9047568)

The article hints at human trafficking, but doesn´t go too much in depth. I´d bet human trafficking plays a big role in this story.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: novakid, 12/4/2012 9:00:31 AM     (No. 9047572)

Gee, if we just had laws against guns...oh, wait....

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/4/2012 9:10:38 AM     (No. 9047595)

I cannot access the article and I refuse to sign up for the LAT´s stuff. Northridge used to be an upscale address.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 12/4/2012 9:32:11 AM     (No. 9047638)

The articles says authorities had been to the house before for violations, but looks like they turned a blind eye.
This is how liberals operate - create a cost of living so high many people cannot find adequate housing, then look the other way when people are living in dangerous conditions lest ´community activists´ raise a ruckus.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: valinva, 12/4/2012 9:35:35 AM     (No. 9047651)

Sounds like teh house behind mine in PW County suburban Washington DC a few years back. Not trafficking just a cheap way for illegals (who come here to do the jobs that Americans won´t do)can live. There weren´t enough bathrooms so some of them would come out back and relieve themselves against a fence in full sight of my kitchen window. We got somewhat used to that but drew the line when we saw men and women going into a large shed that was furnished with a mattress for lunchtime sex. It went on until PW County passed a law allowing police to find out about immigration status on any traffic stop. the house was vacant in about a week and was eventually sold to a nice young couple by the bank that forclosed on it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Anner40, 12/4/2012 9:44:57 AM     (No. 9047677)

Call Zippy for a photo-op....he could make some more promises...

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