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Lucie Wardell

Orange County District Attorney Press Release

For Immediate Release
Case # TBA

February 25, 2014
WOMAN CHARGED WITH STABBING-MURDER OF CARE HOME ROOMMATE

WESTMINSTER – A woman has been charged with the stabbing-murder of her roommate in a Garden Grove care home. Lucie Wardell, 49, is charged with one felony count of murder with a sentencing enhancement for the personal use of a knife. If convicted, she faces a maximum sentence of 26 years to life in state prison. The People will be requesting Wardell be held on $1 million bail at her arraignment today, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at the West Justice Center, Westminster. The Department is to be determined.

On Feb. 21, 2014, Wardell is accused of living in the same room as victim Hoa H. at Chapman Board & Care in Garden Grove. The defendant is accused of murdering the victim by stabbing her repeatedly.

The investigation by the Garden Grove Police Department is ongoing.

Senior Deputy District Attorney Cynthia Herrera of the Homicide Unit is prosecuting this case.

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Tony Rackauckas, District Attorney 401 Civic Center Drive West Santa Ana, CA 92701

Contacts:

Susan Kang Schroeder Chief of Staff Office: 714-347-8408 Cell: 714-292-2718 Farrah Emami Spokesperson Office: 714-347-8405 Cell: 714-323-4486

 
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