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Sheriff investigators search for clues in couple's death

Original post made on Apr 1, 2008

About 90 volunteer detectives from the Contra Costa County and Alameda County sheriff's offices scoured an area around the Castlewood Country Club Saturday looking for clues regarding the recent slaying of Ernest Scherer Jr., 60, and his wife Charlene Abendroth, 57, in their home near the club.

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Posted by anon
a resident of Castlewood
on Apr 1, 2008 at 2:27 am

I think the police should look into a connection to this local gang of burglars that were caught last Thursday in a STRING of local crimes. They were brandishing a large flashlight and a golf club, which might indicate a readiness for physical punishment, and might indicate a connection or a familiarity to the country club grounds. Where did the club come from? Was it perhaps obtained or used during the murders?

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Apr 10, 2008 at 10:38 am

What about the "dignity" of the dead? Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...