Massacre memorial
Date: 12/29/2008 Album ID: 662531
Photos by Watchara Phomicinda
A memorial at the Ortega resident for the nine victims slain during the Christmas Eve massacre in Covina on Sunday night, Dec. 28, 2008. (SGVN/Staff photo by Watchara Phomicinda/SVCity)
Covina resident Melissa Balderrama places a candle at the memorial near the Ortega resident for the nine victims slain during the Christmas Eve massacre in Covina on Sunday night, Dec. 28, 2008. Armed with four guns, wearing a Santa suit and carrying a fuel-spraying device wrapped like a present, Bruce Pardo showed up at the home at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday as a party of about 25 people was under way. (SGVN/Staff photo by Watchara Phomicinda/SVCity)
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From left, Alexis Velasquez, 9, Haily Velasquez, 5, and Megan Moreno, all from Covina, pray at the memorial site in front of the Oreta resident on Knollcrest Drive in Covina on Sunday night, Dec. 28, 2008 where the Christmas Eve massacre took place. (SGVN/Staff Photo by Watchara Phomicinda/SVCITY)
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Memorial articles were placed near the Ortega resident on Sunday night, Dec. 28, 2008, for the nine victims slain during the Christmas Eve massacre in Covina. Armed with four guns, wearing a Santa suit and carrying a fuel-spraying device wrapped like a present, Bruce Pardo showed up at the home at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday as a party of about 25 people was under way. (SGVN/Staff photo by Watchara Phomicinda/SVCity)
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From left,  Juan Gomez, Roxanne Jauregue, Rita Davis, and son Randy, visit the site of the Ortega home in Covina on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008. Jauregue is a childhood close friend to Sylvia Pardo, 43, the ex-wife of Bruce Pardo and one of nine people police believe perished during the Christmas Eve massacre. Rita Davis, also, lost her niece Cheri Oretega, 45, during the Christmas Eve killing rampage. (SGVN/Staff photo by Watchara Phomicinda/SVCITY)
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Randy Davis and mother Rita, whom lost a family member Cheri Ortega, visit the site of the Ortega home in Covina on Sunday evening, Dec. 28, 2008 where the Christmas Eve massacre took place. Cheri and husband Charles Orgeta were among the nine deads according to police. (SGVN/Staff photo by Watchara Phomicinda/SVCITY)
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From left,  Randy Davis and mother Rita Davis, Roxanne Jauregue and husband Juan Gomez, visit the site of the Ortega home in Covina on Sunday evening, Dec. 28, 2008. Jauregue is a childhood close friend to Sylvia Pardo, the ex-wife of Bruce Pardo and one of nine people police believe perished during the Christmas Eve massacre. Rita Davis, also, lost her niece Cheri Oretega. (SGVN/Staff photo by Watchara Phomicinda/SVCITY)
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Eduardo Acosta, of Baldwin Park, places a candle at the memorial near the Ortega resident for the nine victims slain during the Christmas Eve massacre in Covina on Sunday night, Dec. 28, 2008. Armed with four guns, wearing a Santa suit and carrying a fuel-spraying device wrapped like a present, Bruce Pardo showed up at the home at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday as a party of about 25 people was under way. (SGVN/Staff photo by Watchara Phomicinda/SVCity)
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From left, Alexis Velasquez, 9, Haily Velasquez, 5, and Megan Moreno, all from Covina, pray at the memorial site in front of the Oreta resident on Knollcrest Drive in Covina on Sunday night, Dec. 28, 2008 where the Christmas Eve massacre took place. (SGVN/Staff Photo by Watchara Phomicinda/SVCITY)
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Memorial articles were placed near the Ortega resident for the nine victims slain during the Christmas Eve massacre in Covina on Sunday night, Dec. 28, 2008. Armed with four guns, wearing a Santa suit and carrying a fuel-spraying device wrapped like a present, Bruce Pardo showed up at the home at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday as a party of about 25 people was under way. (SGVN/Staff photo by Watchara Phomicinda/SVCity)
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People gather at  memorial site near the Ortega resident for the nine victims slain during the Christmas Eve massacre in Covina on Sunday night, Dec. 28, 2008. (SGVN/Staff photo by Watchara Phomicinda/SVCity)
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People gather at  memorial site near the Ortega resident for the nine victims slain during the Christmas Eve massacre in Covina on Sunday night, Dec. 28, 2008. (SGVN/Staff photo by Watchara Phomicinda/SVCity)
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