Redwood City Obituaries

Redwood City Obituaries

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  • 8 hrs ago | via San Mateo Daily Journal 

    Grieving family seeks answers after death

    The family of an 36-year-old unarmed man who died after an altercation with San Mateo County sheriff's deputies in Millbrae earlier this month held a news conference Tuesday after his memorial service to call for the release of all videos and other evidence in the case. Chinedu Valentine Okobi's family held a memorial service for him Tuesday morning, then joined civil rights attorney John Burris to call on the Sheriff's and District Attorney's offices to conduct a transparent investigation into the five deputies involved, as well as asking them to put a moratorium on the use of Taser stun guns by law enforcement in the county.

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  • Thursday Oct 11 | via San Mateo Daily Journal 

    Man who died after fight with deputies identified

    The man who died Wednesday after a fight with San Mateo County sheriff's deputies has been identified by the county coroner as Chinedu Valentine Okobi, 36. He was running in and out of traffic on the 1300 block of El Camino Real in Millbrae at about 1 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Sheriff's Office. Okobi then allegedly assaulted a deputy who contacted him.

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  • Wednesday Oct 10 | via Tehachapi News 

    Lawrence "Larry" Young, 1945 - "2018

    Larry Young of Tehachapi, Calif., died peacefully at home on Sept. 26, 2018, after fighting a courageous battle with lung cancer.

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  • Tuesday Oct 9 | via Inside Bay Area 

    Deputies identified after deadly struggle with Penin...

    The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday named the four deputies and sergeant who were involved in a deadly struggle with a 36-year-old Redwood City man last week. Chinedu Valentine Okobi died following the Oct. 3 confrontation on the 1300 block of El Camino Real.

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  • Sep 10, 2018 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    Chelsi Smith Blair

    Born Aug. 8, 1973, in Redwood City, Calif., she was the daughter of Craig Smith and Mary Denise Trimble. In addition to her parents, she is survived by: her aunts, Stacie Dubendorf and Paulette Trimble; and cousin, Caitlin Dubendorf.

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  • Sep 5, 2018 | via San Jose Mercury News 

    Redwood City man sentenced to 26 years to life for m...

    A Redwood City man found guilty earlier this year of murder in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend was sentenced Wednesday to 26 years to life in prison, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. Anthony Kirincic, 24, was convicted in March of first-degree murder for killing 34-year-old Colleen Straw in 2015.

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  • Aug 17, 2018 | via San Mateo Daily Journal 

    Officers used Taser on suspect who died Monday

    A Redwood City police officer deployed a Taser multiple times on a suspect who died after a struggle with officers on Monday, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Wagstaffe's office is leading the investigation into the death of Ramsey Saad, 55, who had allegedly assaulted and threatened to kill his 83-year-old mother.

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  • Aug 17, 2018 | via SFGate 

    Officers Used Taser On Suspect Who Died Monday

    A Redwood City police officer deployed a Taser multiple times on a suspect who died after a struggle with officers on Monday, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Wagstaffe's office is leading the investigation into the death of Ramsey Saad, 55, who had allegedly assaulted and threatened to kill his 83-year-old mother.

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  • Aug 16, 2018 | via KTVN Reno 

    Northern California man dies after police stun gun c...

    Authorities are investigating the death of a Northern California man who was suspected of attacking his 83-year-old mother and died after police shocked him with a stun gun. Fifty-five-year-old Ramzi Saad of Redwood City was pronounced dead at a hospital after the Monday evening confrontation.

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