Judge leans toward dismissing West Covina as defendant in fatal-pursuit lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — Having already dismissed the city of Baldwin Park as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by relatives of a Covina couple killed during a...

September 22, 2022
8:28 AM

LOS ANGELES — Having already dismissed the city of Baldwin Park as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by relatives of a Covina couple killed during a police pursuit, a judge has indicated he is poised to do the same with the city of West Covina. The plaintiffs, all family members of the late Edward Louie Contreras and Gracie Contreras, have alleged the negligent actions of three police agencies and the driver they were trying to pull over led to the 2019 deaths in West Covina. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Daniel M.

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