Case #: 81-11796

Date occurred: 05/23/1981

Location of crime: Near railroad tracks, west of Beach and north of Garden Grove Boulevard in a vacant lot

Victim: Bruce Grenville Rathbun

Case Synopsis: Two boys were walking their dogs along the railroad tracks when they discovered Rathbun's body. Rathbun was found buried under a pile of debris. An autopsy was performed and a cause of death could not be determined.

The Garden Grove Police Department is seeking information that will lead to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect(s) responsible for this murder. If you have information that could assist with this investigation or any other unsolved case, you can call the Garden Grove Police Department at (714) 741-5704 or Investigator Terra Ramirez at (714) 741-5800 or email