Whittier Businessman Suspected in 3 Execution-Style Slayings in L.A. and Las Vegas, Police Say

The killings — hundreds of miles and several years apart — seemed unrelated.

Richard Wall is seen here in an undated photo released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Richard Wall is seen here in an undated photo released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

An entrepreneur found shot to death in his Las Vegas home. A prominent attorney killed by a bullet to the head in his Rolling Hills Estates driveway. A father slain in front of his young children in the courtyard of their Whittier apartment complex.

But now authorities say there is a connection: a Whittier businessman.

According to investigators in California and Nevada, 64-year-old Richard Wall is “a suspect” in all three slayings — which they say appear to be professional hits related to business and legal disputes. Officials said they do not believe Wall carried out the shootings himself.

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