Case #: 82-15795

Date occurred: 09/11/1982

Location of crime: 12601 Citruswood Avenue

Victim: Roman Lara Jr.

Case Synopsis: Lara was a two-month-old male and left at the babysitters house. Lara was crying and put on the bed. The babysitter picked up Lara and noticed he was pale and limp. Paramedics were called and Lara was taken to the Hospital where he later died. An autopsy was performed on Lara and determined he died of shaking baby syndrome.

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