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Saturday, December 2, 2006

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Brotherly Argument Turns Deadly

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the murder of 37-year-old, Randy Duane Rogers.

On Friday, December 1, 2006, at approximately 8:40 P.M., officers responded to the 4800 block of Wiota Street in Eagle Rock. Officers found Randy Duane Rogers' lifeless body lying on the driveway. Responding paramedics made several attempts to resuscitate him, but he had already died from his injuries.

According to the investigation, a struggle escalated between the victim and his brother, 40-year-old, Darren Rogers. The struggle ended when Darren choked his brother to death.

Darren Rogers was arrested for the murder of his brother. He is being held at Jail Division on a $1,000,000 bail. The motive for this crime is unknown and will be investigated by Northeast Homicide detectives.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Northeast Homicide Detectives, L. Rivera or H. Dicroce at 213-847-9447. After hours and on weekends, call the 24 hour toll free at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-5293855).