Malibu Canyon Slaying Sparks $90 Million Question: Why No Warning?

Written by on January 18, 2019

Tristan Beaudette should have been warned that a madman was taking shots at random people in Malibu Creek State Park.

That’s the charge made in a 90 million dollar claim … filed against the Los Angeles County sheriff office … by the family of the man shot to death while camping with his two little girls … last summer.

The claim is the first step in advance of a lawsuit.

Erica Wu … his widow .. and his two daughters filed the claim adminsutraitively … according to the Los Angeles Tiemes.

Tristan Beaudette, age 35, was a research biologist.

He was murdered in June … and county prosecutors say he was the target of a hermit who had been taking shots at several other random people in Malibu Canyon over the yeat leading up to the killing.

the legal issue: did the five different police agencies patrollign Malibu Canyon put two and two together when they statted getting reports of peolle getting shot at in Malibu Cant

The hermit was 42-year-old Anthony Rauda, 42.

He has been charged with one count of murder and 10 counts of attempted murder for the fatal shooting of Beaudette and 10 counts of attempted murder.

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