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Manslaughter

Heather Ann Howell (Santa Rosa Press Democrat)

Santa Rosa Woman Found Guilty Of 2nd Degree Murder In Deadly Road Rage Crash

A woman was convicted of second-degree murder in Sonoma County Superior Court Friday afternoon for a fatal vehicle collision two years ago.

09/26/2014

22-year-old David M. Diaz of San Francisco, was arrested and booked into San Francisco County Jail on suspicion of arson and homicide, July 23, 2011. (SFPD)

San Francisco Man Found Guilty Of Mutilation Of Remains After Setting Man’s Body On Fire

A man accused of killing another man and setting his body on fire in San Francisco’s Buena Vista Park in 2011 was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and other charges Tuesday afternoon, prosecutors said.

08/26/2014

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Silicon Valley Call Girl Pleads Not Guilty In Google Exec’s Overdose Death

A high-priced prostitute accused of leaving a Google executive to die on his yacht in California after shooting him up with a fatal hit of heroin has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and heroin charges.

07/16/2014

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Prostitute Accused In Google Executive Heroin Death Linked To 2nd Death In Georgia

Police in an Atlanta suburb are reopening the investigation into the September drug-related death of a man who once dated an alleged prostitute now facing charges in the heroin overdose death of a Google executive.

07/10/2014

Johannes Mehserle

Mehserle Breaks Down On Witness Stand During Testimony Of Oscar Grant’s Death In Civil Case

Johannes Mehserle, the former BART officer, broke down and cried on the witness stand while describing how he shot and killed Oscar Grant at a BART station platform more than five years ago.

06/13/2014

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San Bruno Man With Seizure Disorder Found Guilty In Double Fatal Car Crash

A San Bruno man whose seizure disorder caused a car crash that killed two men in 2012 was convicted of second-degree murder and vehicular manslaughter on Wednesday, San Mateo County prosecutors said Thursday.

06/05/2014

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Suspect In Fatal San Francisco Mission District Hit & Run Surrenders

Police have arrested a man believed to have killed a 26-year-old driver in a hit-and-run in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood last weekend.

05/08/2014

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Man Found Guilty In Fatal E. Palo Alto Shooting Over Parking Spot

A 24-year-old man found guilty of voluntary manslaughter last year for a 2009 fatal shooting over a parking dispute in East Palo Alto was sentenced to more than 10 years in state prison on Wednesday, according to San Mateo County prosecutors.

01/30/2014

Thomas Burnoski, a San Francisco City Employee, is accused of hit-and-run in the death of Christine Svanemyr at Holly Park on September 5, 2013. (San Francisco Police Department)

Gardener Faces Manslaughter Charge For Running Over, Killing SF Park Visitor

A San Francisco parks worker who fatally struck a woman as she lay at a park in Bernal Heights last month has been charged with felony counts of vehicular manslaughter and hit-and-run, prosecutors said Tuesday.

10/22/2013

Car Crash

Alleged Drunk Driver Faces Manslaughter Charges In Head-On Crash In San Leandro

A suspected drunken driver has been charged with gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated for a crash that killed a 57-year-old woman in San Leandro early Sunday morning, prosecutors said.

08/01/2013

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