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Regina Washington
  • Death date
  • Sept. 23, 1989
  • Age: 27
  • Gender: Female
  • Cause: Unknown
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black

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Regina Washington, 27

Regina Washington, a 27-year-old black woman, was found killed in a detached garage of a vacant home in the 8800 block of South Figueroa Street in Vermont Vista on Sept. 23, 1989.

She had been strangled and it was later discovered that at the time of her death she was six months pregnant. The death of the fetus also was ruled a homicide.

Chester DeWayne Turner was sentenced to death in 2007 for the murder of Washington and nine other women. Authorities believe he was tied to seven other  killings.

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