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After 37 years, Long Beach slaying victim ID'd as Marine

Police use military records to track down the identity of a man found dead in a carport in 1974. The man, Oral Alfred Stuart Jr., was reported absent without authorization from Camp Pendleton 12 days after his body was found.

By Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times
March 20, 2012

For 37 years, the identity of a young man beaten to death in an carport in Long Beach remained a mystery.

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