Giselle Esteban, the woman convicted of murdering nursing student Michelle Le in May 2011, was sentenced in Alameda County Superior Court Monday morning to 25 years to life in prison.
An Alameda County jury delivered a guilty verdict in the case of Giselle Esteban, who is accused of murdering nursing student Michelle Le in May 2011.
A prosecutor told jurors Thursday that Giselle Esteban is “a sociopath” who should be convicted of first-degree murder because she premeditated the death of nursing student Michelle Le last year.
An expert testified Monday that a computer belonging to Giselle Esteban, the Union City woman accused of murdering nursing student Michelle Le last year, showed hundreds of searches for Le’s name shortly before she disappeared, as well as searches for ways to harm someone.
The defense lawyer for murder defendant Giselle Esteban questioned her ex-boyfriend Tuesday about the ups and downs of their 10-year-long relationship, which includes the birth of a child nearly seven years ago.
Opening statements began Monday morning in the trial of Giselle Esteban, the woman accused of murdering Samuel Merritt University nursing student Michelle Le in 2011.
Friends, family and community members will gather in Hayward Sunday evening to mark the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of Michelle Le.
More than 1,000 volunteers are expected to join the civilian search effort for Sierra LaMar this weekend. Organizers in Morgan Hill are holding a “Bring Sierra Home” peace march at the Dunn Avenue Community Center Saturday morning.
The trial of Giselle Esteban, accused of stalking and killing her former friend Michelle Le, is set for Sept. 17.
Giselle Esteban pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that she murdered nursing student Michelle Le, who disappeared in Hayward last May and whose body was found in September.