Witness says box exploded when California blast victim opened it By Eliott C. Beal's attorney couldn't be reached on Thursday. A third woman suffered smoke inhalation and was treated and released at the scene. An FBI agent stands at the doorway as federal officers from multiple agencies including the Orange County Sheriff Department search a home in East Long Beach, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Scott Schwebke is a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and was previously a breaking news and multimedia reporter for the Ogden, Utah, Standard-Examiner.
Krajnyak was originally from Hungary and had just visited there, according to her Facebook page and a neighbor. All Rights Reserved. According to media reports , Beal's neighbors say that Beal and Krajnyak had dated and that he had been an investor in her day spa. Meanwhile, in the Trabuco Canyon neighborhood where Krajnyak-Vestil lived, people who knew her were tying ribbons around trees, light poles and fence posts in her honor.
Tuesday's blast, which witnesses said felt like "an earthquake" , also left two people injured. The FBI announced Thursday that Beal was arrested on suspicion of possessing an unregistered destructive device after his home was searched in connection with the explosion investigation. A phone message seeking comment from Beal's public defender was not immediately returned. The official was not authorized to disclose details about the investigation and spoke on condition of anonymity.