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article imagePolice think suspects in Marin County slaying killed Quebec woman

By Nathan Salant     Oct 9, 2015 in Crime
San Francisco - San Francisco police suspect three drifters in custody in the shooting of a Marin County yoga teacher on Monday are responsible for the death of a young Canadian woman in the city's famed Golden Gate Park last week.
The three -- Morrison Haze Lampley, 23, Sean Michael Angold, 24, and Lila Scott Alligood, 18 -- are expected to be arraigned Friday in the slaying of Audrey Carey of Quebec, whose body was found seven days ago during a three-day musical performance in the park.
Carey, 23, was on a solo backpacking trip and apparently was attending the annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in the park's Hellman Hollow and Marx and Lindley meadows when she was killed.
San Francisco police said they noticed similarities between the Carey case and the recent slaying of a Marin County man on a hiking path near Fairfax, Calif., north of the city, whose killers were traced to Portland, Ore., using a GPS device in the victim's car.
The body of Steve Carter, a well-known tantric yoga teacher, was found by hikers on Monday, according to the Associated Press.
Investigators went to Portland to interview the suspects, who had been arrested on suspicion of murder by Portland police, and found property belonging to Carey in their possession.
The suspects, who apparently do not have home addresses, will be extradited to California, authorities said.
"The three suspects will be charged with the robbery and murder of Audrey Carey," San Francisco police Sgt. Michael Andraychak told the AP.
Authorities also said they recovered a gun they think was used to kill Carter in Marin County from the suspects in Oregon, but declined to reveal a suspected motive or anything else about that slaying.
"It's still very early in our investigation," Marin County Sheriff's Lt. Doug Pittman told the AP.
Carter's body was found on the trial at around 6 p.m. Monday, still holding the leash of his Doberman pinscher, who was also shot.
The dog is being cared for by Marin County Humane Society and is expected to recover, the AP said.
Carter had driven to the trail in his 2003 Volkswagen station wagon, which was gone when police arrived but was tracked to Portland, Pittman said.
Marin investigators also helped by surveillance footage from a gas station in Point Reyes showing the suspects with the car around a half-hour after the slaying, Pittman said.
Pittman said it did not appear that the suspects knew the victim.
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