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Andrea Lavonne Tripplett, 29

Andrea Lavonne Tripplett (1993-04-02)

Andrea Tripplett, 29, was found dead in a vacant building in the 7800 block of South Figueroa Street in Vermont Knolls on Apr. 2, 1993.

A construction worker discovered Tripplett’s partially nude body in the yard. She had been strangled.

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

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