Dismembered body transported to Cypress Park on Gold Line; lawsuit filed over fatal Boyle Heights shooting; hospital to use stem cells to treat children’s heart defect

Murder: The burned body that was found last week near the Cypress Park Home Depot had been dismembered in Pasadena before the remains were transported to Cypress Park in a suitcase on the Metro Gold Line, police told NBC 4.  A 56-year-old suspect, who was tracked down using surveillance video, is being held on $2 million bail. Police are scheduled to release more details of the killing later today.

Lawsuit: The parents of a 16-year-old boy who was fatally shot by police two years ago in Boyle Heights have filed a wrongful death suit against the city and the two officers involved in the shooting. My News LA

Heart: Children’s Hospital in East Hollywood will be part of the first nationwide clinical trial involving the use of stems cells to prevent heart failure among patients born with only half a heart. L.A. Business Journal

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