Suspect Identified In California Pride Flag Murder As Community And Victim’s Family Mourns

Posted August 21, 2023 by with 3 comments

The killer, who himself was shot dead by police after he murdered the Lake Arrowhead store owner, had several social media profiles that were riddled with hate speech and violent imagery targeting gays, one of which can be seen above. He was identified today as the small mountain community was still grieving over the anti-gay murder, as seen in the below report from ABC7:

And in this longer piece below, Anderson Cooper speaks with one of the daughters of Laura Ann “Lauri” Carleton. That she’s able to compose herself and share her thoughts so gracefully in public right now is incredible. She undoubtedly inherited some of her strength from her mother.