Take Two for May 9, 2013

Cabin where Christopher Dorner died becomes a 'must see' attraction, memorial

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A cross made of twigs and shoelaces was left at the fence that surrounds what remains of the cabin that burned down with Christopher Dorner inside near Big Bear.

Cabin Big Bear Christopher Dorner

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The other five cabins that make up the Seven Oaks Mountain Cabins seem to be undamaged after the main lodging cabin burned down during the final standoff between Christopher Dorner and law enforcement officers near Big Bear.

Cabin Christopher Dorner Big Bear

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An American flag flies half-staff in the middle of the cabin grounds where Christopher Dorner died near Big Bear. Many items, like furniture and books, have stayed put after the fire burned the walls of the cabin down to its foundation.

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The stone chimney of the cabin where Christopher Dorner died near Big Bear is about the only thing left standing after the fire burnt the building down to its foundation.

cabin Christopher Dorner Big Bear

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Brent Berens, from The Oaks Restaurant, marks the location of the cabin where Christopher Dorner died near Big Bear on a hand-drawn map of the Angelus Oaks area.


The manhunt for ex-LAPD cop Christopher Dorner ended three months ago. But many issues remain unresolved. We've now learned who shares the $one-million reward, but what will happen to the cabin near Big Bear where Dorner died during a confrontation with police?

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KPCC's Erika Aguilar discovered it's turned into an unofficial memorial.


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