Gay Help Wanted In Solving Murder In P.G.

Richard Coleman

Crime Stoppers of Monterey County is a volunteer organization that assists enforcement agencies by urging the public to call anonymously with information about criminals and crimes. The following account regards a murder that took place in Pacific Grove in 1995 of a young man who was known in the gay community.

On March 4, 1995 an unknown male called police about 9 p.m. to report what was discovered to be the body of Richard Graham Coleman III in Apt. A at 303 Grand Ave., Pacific Grove. He had been murdered.

Coleman’s body was found on the floor of the kitchen that Saturday night. There were signs of a struggle and indications of boxes and cupboards having been searched.

The victim had reported that the same apartment had previously been burglarized. Two days before the murder, he had moved to a motel room in Marina because he feared for his life.

2 thoughts on “Gay Help Wanted In Solving Murder In P.G.

  1. Richard Coleman was not only known to the Gay Community ,but he was my baby brother. He was the youngest in a family of eight raised by a single mom in Pacific Grove, Ca. My sister Juanita and I are the only siblings remaining in Pacific Grove. We also have a neice that lives here, Tiffani Colema-Blanton. Our children go to the grade school, the middle school and the high school. Richard was an uncle, brother and son. My mother is still living in Carmel, Ca. The family would appreciate any information about the case. Someone called in my brothers murder . Please help find his murderer or murderers . He was murdered in 1995.

  2. Hello Coleman family
    Keep the faith.

    I put this story up when I started the site in 2002 to keep your brother’s story on line. I do hope the guilty ones are caught and dealt with.

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