Cold Case: Todd Loren
CASE DATE: June 18, 1992
4241 Fifth Avenue
Todd Loren, age 32, lived in Hillcrest and was the owner and publisher of Revolutionary Comics. Loren was well known in the community and his publications frequently made headlines across the country with unauthorized comic parodies and biographies of rock groups and celebrities.
On June 18, 1992, Todd Loren was discovered stabbed to death inside his apartment at 4241 Fifth Avenue.
Todd's vehicle, a 1991 Chrysler Lebaron convertible, was missing. Two days after Todd's murder, the Lebaron was found abandoned in a parking lot at Chabot College in Hayward, California.
A subject named Gary Lee Stewart, a resident of Oakland and San Francisco, was eventually arrested for possession of stolen property when his fingerprints were identified inside Loren's vehicle. Stewart admitted driving Loren's vehicle but denied involvement in Loren's murder.