A 22-year-old woman was arraigned Friday on charges of being an accessory to murder with a gang enhancement in the slaying of Raveesh Kumar Kumra during an invasion of his Monte Sereno home last month.
After a rancorous public showdown, a secret settlement has been reached in the dispute between Thomas Kinkade’s widow and girlfriend over the late artist’s multi-million-dollar estate.
Police released a sketch of a suspect in a Monte Sereno homicide that occurred during an apparent home invasion robbery early Friday morning.
Police were searching for a suspect in connection with a homicide during a home invasion robbery early Friday morning in Monte Sereno, according to police.
Thomas Kinkade’s girlfriend is agreeing to pay $11,000 a month to rent the Bay Area mansion where she had lived with the late artist, but his paintings and possessions remain the focus of a bitter estate fight.
Hearings in the dispute between Thomas Kinkade’s widow and girlfriend over the late artist’s $66 million estate will not be conducted behind closed doors.
Amy Pinto-Walsh was living with Kinkade and found his body when he overdosed on alcohol and Valium in April. She asked a Northern California judge on Tuesday to allow arguments over the artist’s contested will to be heard in open probate court.