John Gardner

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Sex Offender Admits Pair of Teen Murders

California's John Gardner will serve 2 life sentences

(Newser) - Confirming suspicions that have swirled since his arrest for the murder of 17-year-old Chelsea King, John Gardner admitted yesterday to killing both King and 14-year-old Amber Dubois almost a year earlier. The San Diego district attorney won't seek the death penalty against Gardner, reports NBC San Diego , who had guided...

Cops Find Body of Missing SoCal Teen

Chelsea King, 17, buried in shallow grave near lake

(Newser) - Authorities say a body found in a grave is likely the San Diego County teen who went missing last week. Sheriff William Gore says the body, believed to be that of 17-year-old Chelsea King, was located this afternoon in a shallow grave near a lake north of San Diego.

Divers Search SoCal Lake for Missing Teen

Mom: Cops find underwear belonging to Chelsea King, 17

(Newser) - Divers are searching a lake north of San Diego after the underwear of missing teen Chelsea King was found there. King, 17, hasn’t been seen since she went out for a run Thursday. A police source tells KTLA-TV that DNA on the underwear—a detail confirmed by King’s...

Sex Offender Busted in Teen's Disappearance

Searchers turn up evidence: cops

(Newser) - A registered sex offender has been arrested after evidence was found linking him to the disappearance of a suburban San Diego teenager, according to investigators. John Gardner was busted yesterday after some 1,400 volunteers and 127 officers searched Rancho Bernardo Park for any sign of Chelsea King, 17. Investigators...

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