Former famous attorney Franklin Stephen Cibula killedSeptember 10th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by David M N James
Former Redding attorney Franklin Stephen Cibula is dead. Cibula who was named in embezzlement charges died of fatal gunshot wounds on Tuesday. Cibula was murdered. This is the police theory about the Cibula death. Cibula was facing the imminent filing of criminal embezzlement charges, died of a gunshot wound. However no word about his death or murder has been told away by the police so far. However the murder theory is the key lead to the police investigation. Residents are worried about why the police are silent about the mysterious and violent death of the once prominent lawyer’s.
The death of Cibula was confirmed by his own son, who is the Shasta County Supervisor. Mark told reporters that his father died of fatal gunshot wounds. Mark Cibula, confirmed mid-afternoon that his 66-year-old father had died. He further said that the police were not telling him the truth or the facts surrounding the suspected manner of his father’s death.
So far, the police have cordoned off Franklin Cibula’s East Street home while waiting for a search warrant to go inside. Mark the son was standing at the edge of the crime scene very shaken and drawn back. He has spoken seriously with one of the officers investigating the murder. Police have said that they have made no arrests but they are interviewing neighbors, people who lived in the house and other associates.
Cibula was in the spot light of a lengthy Redding Police Department investigation and that his office was primed to file criminal charges alleging that he embezzled more than $1 million from former clients. However, he is has been exonerated and since investigations have not yet established his connection whatsoever.
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