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Lacey says investigation errors left Ed Buck uncharged

LOS ANGELES — District Attorney Jackie Lacey says errors committed by sheriff’s deputies and a coroner’s office investigator may have played a significant role in the decision not to criminally charge Ed Buck in the death of a man who overdosed in his West Hollywood home in 2017. Speaking Oct. 28 to the Los Angeles Read More…

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Buck pleads not guilty to federal drug charges

LOS ANGELES — Activist and Democratic donor Ed Buck pleaded not guilty Oct. 10 to federal charges stemming from the overdose deaths of two men inside his West Hollywood apartment. Buck, 65, who remains in federal custody, had difficulty hearing during the brief court appearance in downtown Los Angeles, telling the magistrate judge, “I’m working Read More…

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WeHo apartment death ruled accidental overdose by coroner

WEST HOLLYWOOD — A 55-year-old man who died at the West Hollywood home of prominent Democratic donor Ed Buck overdosed on methamphetamine and his death was ruled accidental, authorities said March 25. Timothy Dean of West Hollywood was found dead early Jan. 7 at Buck’s apartment in the 1200 block of Laurel Avenue. It was Read More…