Antolin Garcia-Torres, the 22-year-old man charged with kidnapping and murdering Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment hearing in Santa Clara County Superior Court Thursday afternoon.
One person has died in a shooting in Oakland’s Fruitvale District that injured a total of four people Wednesday night, police said.
Antolin Garcia-Torres, the suspect in the nearly two-year-old murder of Sierra LaMar, a 15-year-old from Morgan Hill, has been indicted by a grand jury.
A funeral was held Friday for an Oakland teen mother who was fatally shot, allegedly by her 14-year-old brother over an argument over laundry. Meanwhile, the suspect was able to attend.
A person has been killed during what appears to have been a home invasion robbery in Oakland Friday afternoon, according to police.
The daughter of a 38-year-old San Jose woman whose strangled body was found in a car wrapped in a homemade quilt in 1989 said her mother had taking college classes and “focusing on her well being” prior to her mysterious death.
Prosecutors are hoping to solve a cold-case murder by asking the public to help identify a patchwork quilt that was used to cover the body of a San Jose woman found strangled inside her car at an airport parking lot 25 years ago.
A Napa mother and her boyfriend arrested for allegedly killing the woman’s 3-year-old daughter told arresting officers they kept the girl’s body in a suitcase in a freezer for three days before later placing the body on a bed and fleeing, according to a police report.
The mother of a 3-year-old girl who was found dead in her bed in Napa on Saturday afternoon and her boyfriend are expected to appear in court Tuesday afternoon to be arraigned on murder charges.
A 14-year-old boy appeared in court Monday on a murder charge and three gun-related felony charges for the shooting death of his 17-year-old sister in Oakland’s Chinatown district.