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Whittier City Council Reacts to Student Death

Posted On: September 17, 2015

Mayor Fernando Dutra and the Whittier City Council have expressed their deep sorrow following the death of Whittier student Hun Joon “Paul” Lee last Friday.
 
Mayor Dutra said “The City Council and I extend our heartfelt condolences to the Lee family upon the loss of their son. Please know that the Whittier community has been greatly touched by this terrible tragedy and is supporting you in our thoughts and prayers as you navigate the days to come.”
 
The City confirmed that the Whittier Police Department is investigating this tragic incident and will continue to work with the Whittier Union High School District, transportation company, and other entities as appropriate during the course of the case.