A Sonoma County jury has found that a man convicted of murdering his father at their Rincon Valley home in November 2011 was insane at the time of the crime.
Sonoma County Superior Court Judge Gary Medvigy Tuesday morning approved the release of Mathew Beck from Napa State Hospital to transitional housing.
Nearly a week after a San Mateo County jury found Alexander Youshock guilty of attempted murder and five other charges related to his attack at a high school in 2009, a trial began Monday to determine if he was sane the morning he committed the crimes.
An Antioch woman accused of torturing and murdering her foster daughter in 2008 entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity in Contra Costa County Superior Court in Martinez Friday.
A teenager accused of detonating two pipe bombs at a San Mateo high school last year has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.