Palo Alto Hookah Bar Owner Gets 33 Years For Girlfriend’s MurderBulos ‘Paul’ Zumot, a Palo Alto hookah bar owner convicted of strangling his girlfriend and setting her body on fire two years ago, was sentenced Friday to 33 years in state prison.
Palo Alto Hookah Bar Owner Guilty Of Girlfriend's MurderA Santa Clara County Superior Court jury has found a Palo Alto hookah bar owner guilty of murder for killing his girlfriend and setting her body on fire in October 2009.
Closing Arguments In Palo Alto Murder-Arson TrialThe trial of Bulos “Paul” Zumot, a Palo Alto hookah lounge owner accused of strangling his girlfriend and setting her body ablaze in 2009, wrapped up Tuesday after four weeks of testimony.
Palo Alto Murder Suspect Takes Stand For 2nd DayEven under intense cross-examination, Bulos “Paul” Zumot did not waver in his testimony Friday, claiming repeatedly that he loved the woman he is accused of strangling in 2009.
Palo Alto Lounge Owner Accused In Murder Takes StandThe trial of Palo Alto hookah lounge owner Bulos “Paul” Zumot, accused of strangling his girlfriend and setting her body ablaze, was brought to a tense standstill Wednesday when he wept for nearly five minutes on the witness stand.
Heated Texts Take Center Stage In Palo Alto Murder TrialJennifer Schipsi had planned to kick her boyfriend—the man accused of strangling her and setting her body ablaze—out of their Palo Alto home, according to deleted text messages police recovered from her iPhone.
Friend Of Palo Alto Murder Victim Testifies In TrialThe night before Jennifer Schipsi was strangled and set ablaze, she said she was ‘done’ and could not handle it anymore as she walked home alone from her boyfriend’s hookah lounge in Palo Alto, her friend testified in court Monday.
Computer Forensics Expert Testifies In Palo Alto Murder TrialHundreds of deleted text messages could not be recovered from the cell phone of a Palo Alto hookah lounge owner accused of strangling his girlfriend and setting fire to their home, a computer forensics expert testified Friday.
Friends Testify In Palo Alto Lounge Owner’s Murder TrialClose friends of a man accused of strangling his girlfriend and setting her body ablaze in Palo Alto took the stand in court Wednesday, one claiming the pair never argued, while the other said their arguments were not out of the ordinary.
Trial Begins For Palo Alto Lounge Owner Accused Of MurderThe trial of a Palo Alto lounge owner accused of killing his girlfriend and setting fire to their home has begun in Santa Clara County court.

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