Vanessa Marquez ‘Angelversary’ | Calls for Police Accountability Near Anniversary of Actress’ Death

Almost three years to the day since the late actress Vanessa Marquez was shot and killed by South Pasadena Police officers on August 30, 2018, in what was meant to be a mental wellness...

ER Actress Vanessa Marquez Police Shooting | Settlement Reached

Delia McElfresh, the mother of actress Vanessa Marquez, who was killed in the early afternoon of Aug. 30, 2018 by South Pasadena police during a “wellness” check at her second-floor apartment on Fremont Ave, has...

Vanessa Marquez Shooting Was ‘By the Book’ | South Pasadena Police Department Report

The South Pasadena police shooting which resulted in the death of 49-year-old actress Vanessa Marquez on Aug. 30, 2018 complied with SPPD’s use of force policies, according to a report commissioned by the Department. The rules,...

Vanessa Marquez Remembered 2 Years Later | Advocates Take to Streets on Slain Actress’...

“We are the Rebel Alliance,” said a woman dressed as Princess Leia emphatically speaking through a bullhorn to a crowd of about 50 in front of the former residence of the late Vanessa Marquez,...

SUNDAY | “Angelversary” Community March & Rally Will Be Held for Actor Vanessa Marquez

MEDIA RELEASE: On Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 10:45 a.m., an “Angelversary” March and Rally will be held to “never forget” the tragic killing of actor Vanessa Marquez by South Pasadena police, “so that it...

Vanessa Marquez | Wrongful Death Claim Filed Over South Pasadena Police Shooting of Actress

Friends, colleagues and supporters of the late actress Vanessa Marquez came to South Pasadena Wednesday to announce the filing a wrongful death action over her killing by South Pasadena police officers. The group included...

UPDATE: Vanessa Marquez Shooting | Body Cam Video Released

UPDATE for article originally published Monday, March 2. The office of Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey has determined that two South Pasadena police officers who fatally shot actress Vaness Marquez during a “welfare check”...

Vanessa Marquez Coverage | ’90 Minutes Later’: Documentarian Seeks Closure, Justice

“90 Minutes Later” is the working title of the documentary independent filmmaker Cyndy Fujikawa has been working on about the August 30, 2018 death of actress Vanessa Marquez, who was shot to death by...

Advocates Push for Marquez Shooting Material | City Council Remains Silent

South Pasadena official -- the new mayor, a councilmember and the city attorney’s office -- this week all continued to refuse to comment or to take further action to review the city’s policy decision...

Vanessa Marquez Shooting Case | UC Irvine Law Students Make Records Release Request

University of California, Irvine School of Law (UCI Law) students in the Civil Rights Litigation Clinic (CRLC) have made a request to the South Pasadena City Council and Police Department for public records to...

UPDATE: South Pasadena Police Confirm it has Possession of Marquez Shooting Bodycam Video

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on Oct. 4 declined to release the South Pasadena Police Department body camera footage and other records pertaining to the Aug. 30, 2018 fatal police shooting of South...

Police Shooting Body Cams Confirmed | Vanessa Marquez Coverage

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department this week confirmed that South Pasadena police officers present during the officer-involved shooting of actress Vanessa Marquez were wearing body cameras, and that they were both on and recording...
Vanessa Marquez killed by police. | Press conference at South Pasadena City Hall announcing wrongful death lawsuit.  "ER" Actress Vanessa Marquez was killed by police Aug. 30, 2018 at her South Pasadena home

UPDATE: Vigil for Vanessa Marquez FRIDAY | Questions Still Linger on Anniversary of Fatal...

UPDATE: A candlelight vigil has been organized to take place Friday evening at 7:00 p.m.. The memorial will take place in front of Marquez's former residence on the 1100 block of Fremont Ave in South...

City Council Meeting | Friends Remember Vanessa Marquez

Two friends of actress Vanessa Marquez, who was fatally shot by South Pasadena Police last summer, spoke at Wednesday’s City Council meeting seeking answers to what happened inside a Fremont Avenue apartment building leading...
Vanessa Marquez killed by police. | Press conference at South Pasadena City Hall announcing wrongful death lawsuit.  "ER" Actress Vanessa Marquez was killed by police Aug. 30, 2018 at her South Pasadena home

Vanessa Marquez Shooting | Press Conference – $20 Million Claim Filed Against South Pasadena...

Family, friends and supporters of Vanessa Marquez are expected to hold a press conference today to announce the filing of a claim for civil damages related to the alleged wrongful death against the City...

NEW INFORMATION: Witnesses, Police Provide Details into the Shooting Death of Actress Vanessa Marquez

New details in the officer-involved shooting death of actress Vanessa Marquez reveal a heartbreaking chain of events that escalated into a rapid series of shots fired inside the home in the heart of South...

Friends memorialize Actress Vanessa Marquez in South Pasadena

In the days after actress Vanessa Marquez was shot and killed by police during a wellness check at her South Pasadena home, friends left flowers perched next to a palm tree by the sidewalk....

Death of Actress Vanessa Marquez Saddens, Frustrates South Pasadena

While the world remains in shock over the violent death of actress Vanessa Marquez, the tight-knit community of South Pasadena struggles to find a way to honor the memory of a friend and neighbor. No...

Actress Vanessa Marquez Killed in South Pasadena Officer-Involved Shooting

Actress Vanessa Marquez — most famous for her roles in the iconic film ‘Stand and Deliver’ and long-running TV medical drama ‘ER’ — was shot and killed Thursday afternoon by South Pasadena police, who...

South Pasadena Shooting: Vanessa Marquez Draws Gun on Officers and was Killed

A welfare check by the South Pasadena Police Department Thursday turned fatal when the distraught and disabled woman officers were checking on allegedly pulled out a "BB-type" gun, causing an officer to open fire...

South Pasadena Officer-Involved Shooting Press Conference

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