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Caught on Camera: Girl found dead in park seen day before

Caught on Camera: Girl found dead in park seen day before

FAIRFIELD, CA - Fairfield police detectives have a last sighting of a 13-year-old girl later found dead in Allan Witt Park last Friday morning.

The girl, Genelle Renee Conway-Allen, of Suisun City, was seen in the area of Railroad Avenue in Suisun City late Thursday afternoon (Jan. 31), said police Sgt. Matthew Bloesch. Just minutes before that sighting, the young teen was captured on camera walking through the intersection of E. Tabor Avenue and Grande Circle in Fairfield. The two cities adjoin each other in Solano County.

In the photo, Conway-Allen was wearing a gray sweater, blue jean leggings and a pink backpack.

"We are just dealing with it day by day sticking together as a family how you should," Genelle's cousin Vanessa Breaux said.

The nude body of  Conway-Allen was discovered by a passerby at the park on West Texas Street about 6:45 Friday morning, according to police. There were no obvious signs of trauma.

Passer-by found teen's body in Fairfield park

FAIRFIELD, CA - Police said a 13-year-old girl reported missing Thursday has been found dead in a park in the Northern California city of Fairfield.

Fairfield police Officer Cleo Mayoral said passer-by Eric May discovered the girl's naked body a little before 7 a.m. Friday in the city's Alan Witt Park.

"The first thing I did is I yelled at her; I yelled at her, 'Wake up! What are you doing there? Wake Up!'" May explained. "No response, and then I reached down and I touched her. She's cold, cold! I knew there was no life left there."

Mayoral said the girl was reported missing around 5:45 p.m. Thursday after she had left a foster home in nearby Suisun City. Her name hasn't been released.

Fairfield Police Sgt. Rob Lenke explained the department remains vigilant.

"We're all parents, we all have families. Any time you are working with a young child, especially 13 years old, it definitely heightens everybody," Lenke said.

Friends identify naked teen found dead in Fairfield park

Friends identify naked teen found dead in Fairfield park

FAIRFIELD, Calif. - Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a 13-year-old Suisun City girl whose naked body was discovered in a Fairfield park on Friday.

Police remained tight-lipped about the investigation Monday night, but friends identified the victim as Genelle, a student at Green Valley Middle School.

Genelle's naked body was discovered in Allan Witt Park by a passerby on the morning of Friday, Feb. 1. 

Officer Cleo Mayoral of the Fairfield Police Dept. said no suspect information had been released, but detectives were canvassing neighborhoods and checking video from surveillance cameras in the area as part of the ongoing investigation.

STORY: Autopsy performed on body of girl found dead in Fairfield park

Autopsy performed on body of girl found dead in Fairfield park

Autopsy performed on body of girl found dead in Fairfield park

FAIRFIELD, Calif. -- Police say a 13-year-old girl reported missing Thursday has been found dead in a park in the Northern California city of Fairfield.

Officer Cleo Mayoral, a Fairfield police spokesman, says a passer-by discovered the girl's naked body a little before 7 a.m. Friday in the city's Alan Witt Park.

Eric May tells News 10 he found the girl's body Friday morning.
"The first thing I did is I yelled at her. I yelled at her. Wake up! What are you doing there? Wake Up! No response, and then I reached down and I touched her. She's cold, cold! I knew there was no life left there," explains May.

Mayoral says the girl was reported missing around 5:45 p.m. Thursday after she had left a foster home in nearby Suisun City. Her name hasn't been released.

Fairfield Police Sergeant Rob Lenke explains the department remains vigilant.

CalPERS employee accused of stealing client's ID

VACAVILLE, CA - A CalPERS employee accused of identity theft was arrested Friday morning after a five-day investigation.

Koren Lamar, 40, was arrested after Vacaville police investigators served two search warrants at Sacramento locations, City of Vacaville Spokesperson Mark Mazzaferro said.

On Jan. 23, Vacaville police got a report of identity theft from a victim; the person said personal information was used to apply for multiple loans over a short period of time.

Mazzaferro said during the investigation, investigators found a link between the victim and California Public Employees Retirement System, CalPERS - the victim receives retirement benefits from the organization. Investigators said the information used to apply for the loans came from the CalPERS database.

Two men arrested for attempted burglary

Two men arrested for attempted burglary

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at approximately 10:34am, Woodland police officers were dispatched to the 1900 block of Howard Drive for a suspicious circumstance.  A neighbor reported that two males ran from the backyard of a residence after trying to break into it.  Responding officers located a vehicle leaving the area and conducted an investigative stop.  Surjit Singh, a 21-year-old Woodland resident, and Israel Rodriguez, a 20-year-old Woodland resident were contacted.  Through investigation it was determined that Singh and Rodriguez had smashed a rear window to a residence and had run from the backyard.

Singh was on Post Release Community Supervision.  In accordance with the current realignment of CDCR inmates and their release into the community, non-violent offenders such as Singh were granted early release and placed on Post Release Community Supervision where they are supervised by county probation departments.

Fairfield Police: Woman posed as doctor, stole credit cards

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) - A woman is under arrest on suspicion of posing a doctor and stealing the credit cards from hospitals throughout Northern California.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that Fairfield police arrested 49-year-old Yolanda Smith on Monday after the woman was recognized by a hospital security guard.

Police say Smith donned a white lab coat and pretended to be a doctor at hospitals in Daly City, Tracy, Gilroy, Santa Cruz and other communities.

Authorities say Smith on Jan. 2 stole nurses' credit cards after walking into a neonatal care unit of Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz. The nurses noticed the missing cards after police say Smith charged more than $4,000 in purchases.

Smith faces possible charges of identity theft, burglary, fraudulent use of a credit card and other charges.