A teenager convicted in a 2009 attack at his former San Mateo high school pleaded no contest to more charges Friday and will be sent to a mental hospital.
A mistrial was declared Friday afternoon in Redwood City in the sanity trial of Alexander Youshock, who was found guilty last week of attempted murder of his former Hillsdale High school chemistry teacher.
A forensic psychologist testified Tuesday morning that Alexander Youshock’s mental illness did not necessarily prevent him from knowing right from wrong
One day after a San Mateo County jury found Alexander Youshock guilty of attempted murder and four other charges related to his attack on Hillsdale High School in August 2009, jurors announced Tuesday that they have deadlocked on a second count of attempted murder.
A San Mateo County jury found Alexander Youshock guilty Monday of five out of seven felony counts stemming from his attack on Hillsdale High School on Aug. 24, 2009.
Jurors ended their third day of deliberations Friday afternoon in the San Mateo County Superior Court trial of Alexander Youshock.
Closing arguments began Wednesday in the San Mateo County Superior Court trial of Alexander Youshock, who is accused of bringing 10 homemade pipe bombs, a sword and a chainsaw to Hillsdale High School.
Hillsdale High School bombing suspect Alexander Youshock said he never thought twice about carrying out his plan to kill three of his former teachers at the school.
The mother of Hillsdale High School bombing suspect Alexander Youshock said she tried nearly a dozen times to get her son psychological help in the years and months leading up the attack on the campus, but that he refused.
Two psychologists who examined Alexander Youshock in the months after his alleged attack on Hillsdale High School concluded that he suffers from a severe psychotic disorder, possibly a form of schizophrenia.