Monte Sereno

2-alarm house fire in Monte Sereno. (CBS SF)

5 People Escape From House Fire In Monte Sereno

Five people escaped from a 2-alarm house fire in Monte Sereno Tuesday morning but their cat remains missing.

06/02/2015

Raveesh Kumra was killed during a home invasion robbery in his Monte Sereno home on November 30, 2012. (CBS)

Former Prostitute Implicates Herself, Brother In Plan To Rob Monte Sereno Man Killed In Home Invasion

A former prostitute who has agreed to be a prosecution witness in the murder of a wealthy Monte Sereno man Thursday implicated her brother and herself in a plan to rob the victim, who was asphyxiated during the home invasion in 2012.

05/08/2014

Raveesh Kumra was killed during a home invasion robbery in his Monte Sereno home on November 30, 2012. (CBS)

South Bay Paramedics Likely Brought Innocent Man’s DNA To Murder Scene

DNA transferred by a paramedic may have led to an innocent man being jailed for months in a South Bay murder case, despite being hospitalized several miles away when the crime occurred.

06/28/2013

Raveesh Kumra

Charges Dropped Against Prostitute In Monte Sereno Slaying

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday dropped charges against a convicted prostitute in the slaying of a Monte Sereno man and solved a mystery about DNA in the case, a deputy district attorney said.

06/26/2013

Raveesh Kumra

Judge Rules Kids Have Claim On Slain Monte Sereno Man’s Estate

Two children whom slain Silicon Valley venture capitalist Raveesh “Ravi” Kumra fathered with a former prostitute have a valid claim on the millionaire’s estate, a judge ruled Tuesday.

04/30/2013

Police on the scene of a homicide and home invasion robbery in Monte Sereno on November 30, 2012. (CBS)

Slain Monte Sereno Millionaire Lavished Money On Prostitute, Documents Say

Investigators believe a millionaire murdered in his Monte Sereno home had paid as much as $30,000 to a prostitute who is one of the defendants charged with conspiring to kill him.

03/01/2013

Police on the scene of a homicide and home invasion robbery in Monte Sereno on November 30, 2012. (CBS)

Second Alleged Prostitute Charged In Monte Sereno Murder

A second alleged prostitute was charged Friday in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose in connection with the robbery and murder of a wealthy Monte Sereno man by three men during a home invasion last November.

02/22/2013

Police on the scene of a homicide and home invasion robbery in Monte Sereno on November 30, 2012. (CBS)

Man Slain In Monte Sereno Home Invasion Was Suffocated By Tape

Authorities say a wealthy Silicon Valley venture capitalist was killed during a brutal home-invasion when three intruders bound and gagged him with packaging tape as they beat his wife and told her to “be quiet if you want to live.”

02/08/2013

Police on the scene of a homicide and home invasion robbery in Monte Sereno on November 30, 2012. (CBS)

Alleged Prostitute May Be Tried With 3 Men In Monte Sereno Murder

A prosecutor has filed a motion in Santa Clara County Superior Court to add an alleged prostitute to the case of three men charged in the murder-robbery of Monte Sereno man Raveesh Kumra in his home on Nov. 30.

02/01/2013

Raveesh Kumra

Report: Prostitute Led Oakland Gang To Millionaire’s Home Invasion Murder

Police investigators said Wednesday they believe the home invasion robbery and murder of a Monte Sereno millionaire could be connected to a notorious gang from East Oakland.

01/17/2013

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